Commercial Refrigeration for Air Conditioning Technicians,
Now in its third edition, the ever-popular COMMERCIAL
REFRIGERATION FOR AIR CONDITIONING TECHNICIANS helps HVAC
professionals apply existing skills to new concepts in order to
service medium and low-temperature refrigeration equipment such as
walk-ins, reach-ins, refrigerated cases, and ice machines.
Chapters emphasize refrigeration in the food service industry,
offering practical tips from the author and other seasoned pros on
installing, servicing, and troubleshooting commercial equipment.
Freshly updated throughout, the third edition adds more than 150
new illustrations, pictures, and diagrams—including a step-by-step
flowchart for quickly diagnosing and addressing the nine most common
refrigeration problems on the job—as well as six new sections on the
latest advancements in commercial refrigeration.
A handy resource to keep in any
truck or shop, COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION FOR AIR CONDITIONING
TECHNICIANS, 3rd Edition, is an indispensable tool for any
technician working with commercial refrigeration today.
- Cool Visuals. Abundant diagrams, photos, and
illustrations help readers "see" concepts more clearly as they work
through complex technical processes.
- Testing: Designed for your convenience, Instructor
Resources include chapter quizzes, mid-term exams, a final exam, and
a flexible test bank for constructing your own tests, complete with
- Step-by-Step Diagnostics: Chapter 7 delivers a
comprehensive approach for identifying refrigeration problems,
including a flowchart which illustrates the key readings to take and
logical sequence to follow when diagnosing nine of the most common
- High Esteem: Recognized as the number one book on
commercial refrigeration by instructors and field technicians, the
third edition is a practical resource that makes problem-solving
easy in both workplace and classroom settings.
- Tech Friendly: Conversational and fun, chapters deliver
refrigeration concepts in an easy-to-understand tone and alongside
- Helpful Troubleshooting: "Rules of Thumb" throughout the
readings help technicians diagnose common service problems and
prepare technicians for those times when factory recommendations and
specifications are not readily available.
Controls and Accessories.
Refrigeration System Troubleshooting.
Compressor Motor Controls
Evacuation, and Charging
Walk-in Refrigerators and Freezers
Product Temperatures for Preservation and Health.
Refrigeration Business Tips.
Summary of T.R.O.T.
Pressure Temperature (P/T) Chart.
About the Author:
Dick Wirz is a Master Electrician and
Master HVACR Mechanic in the states of Virginia and Maryland, as
well as Washington, DC. A NATE-certified technician with more than
four decades of professional experience, Dick owned and operated a
successful commercial refrigeration company for 25 years and taught
HVACR at a community college for another 15 years.
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