WaterFurnace Training: Smarter from the Ground Up™
WaterFurnace: Smarter from the Ground Up.

The Training Advantage

Class Schedule

Course Descriptions

NATE Certification Credits

TRAINING MODULE DESCRIPTIONS

Residential Forced Air Equipment Training (RT2)

This course is designed for managers and technicians directly involved in the installation, maintenance and repair of forced air geothermal systems. Topics include a review of forced air products, features and accessories, installation requirements, unit controller operations, initial start-up evaluation, and performance verification by water, air and refrigeration analysis. Key topics are the Aurora control systems and variable capacity compressor systems. Also qualifies dealer to purchase, sell & service the variable speed product pursuant to manufacturer requirements.

3 days (4 days only if class is held in Fort Wayne, IN

A general understanding of the principles and operation of geothermal heat pump systems.

This course qualifies for IGSHPA, NATE, and some state CEU requirements

Residential Hydronic Equipment Training (RT3)

This course is designed for contractors interested in using water-to-water geothermal equipment in various hydronic applications. Topics include a review of hydronic products, features and accessories, installation requirements, unit controller operations, initial start-up evaluation and performance verification by water and refrigeration analysis.

2 days

Successful completion of module RT2, a general understanding of the principles and operation of geothermal heat pump systems and hydronic distribution systems.

This course qualifies for IGSHPA, NATE, and some state CEU requirements.

Residential Earth Loop Design & Installation (RT5)

This course is designed for individuals or companies seeking to get involved in the design and installation of residential earth loop systems for geothermal equipment. To broaden their understanding of the processes involved, HVAC contractors who sub-contract this portion of their geothermal systems are encouraged to attend as well. Topics include site surveys, soil classifications, header design, loop types, grouting vertical bores, fusion certification, building penetration, pressure drop, pump sizing, flushing and purging.

3 days (4 days only if class is held in Fort Wayne, IN.)

A basic understanding of the principles and operation of geothermal heat pump systems.

his course qualifies for IGSHPA, NATE, and some state CEU requirements.

This course is required for WaterFurnace Geothermal Services Contractor (GSC) status. This course also includes, upon successful completion, the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) Installer Accreditation.

Customizable One Day Training (RT7)

This custom training offering is designed for residential HVAC contractors looking to increase the geothermal knowledge base of their sales, installation and service personnel in an efficient and cost-effective manner. A "menu" with a large variety of geothermal topics allows an owner or manager to create a focused, custom training session at their location for as many of their personnel as they can accommodate.

1 day

Successful completion of module RT2, a general understanding of the principles and operation of geothermal heat pump systems.

This course qualifies for IGSHPA, NATE, and some state CEU requirements.

Residential Variable Speed Certification Training (RT8)

This custom training offering is designed for residential HVAC contractors looking to increase the geothermal knowledge base of their sales, installation and service personnel relevant to the variable capacity compressor product in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Topics include the variable speed unit and controls, installation requirements, unit controller operations, initial start-up evaluation along with hands on exercises and testing. Key point-qualifies dealer to purchase, sell & service the product pursuant to manufacturer requirements.

2 days

Successful completion of module RT2, a general understanding of the principles and operation of geothermal heat pump systems.

This course qualifies for IGSHPA, NATE, and some state CEU requirements.

Residential Air Side Analysis (RT9)

This course is intended for sales consultants, sales managers, lead installers, installation managers and service technicians. All will benefit from this training on the fundamentals of proper airflow on a residential HVAC system and how it relates to equipment performance, warranty, indoor comfort and most of all consumer satisfaction. Designed primarily as a retrofit class, many of the topics covered also relate to proper new construction duct strategy as well. Topics covered include checking static pressure, friction rate and how to use the duct slide rule properly; supply and return grille selection; comfort waivers and in- home strategies with the homeowner. Course materials include ACCA Manual D, WaterFurnace Duct Slide Rule and class handouts with in-class exercises and scenario discussions.

1 day

Successful completion of module RT2, a general understanding of the principles and operation of geothermal heat pump systems.

This course qualifies for IGSHPA, NATE, and some state CEU requirements.

Residential Dealer Sales Training (ST1)

This course is designed for dealers and their sales and service teams involved in the selling of WaterFurnace geothermal systems. This in-depth and proven sales system will help your team feel comfortable and confident in selling situations and will help prospects make a WaterFurnace buying decision that's best for them-independent of the economy, tax credits, weather, etc. Topics include building rapport, uncovering the prospect's budget, closing the sale, negative reverse selling, prospecting behavior, and more. This course will delve into valuable best practices in order to close more sales and feel more comfortable doing so.

2 days

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