ACCA’s HVAC System Performance Diagnostics

Registration is at an external URL for this event.

  • April 19, 2024
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

This course provides a practical approach that details the use of specific tools and supplies for maintenance, diagnosis, and repairs. Students will be introduced to concepts as they apply to calculating system airflow, measuring system performance, an introduction to psychrometrics, SEER 2, and an introduction to properly selecting registers and grilles.

Expectations and Goals
Class participants can expect to meet the essential entry-level skills and knowledge required of an HVAC technician. In addition, students will learn how to make a more accurate diagnosis of residential HVAC equipment. The course program will acclimate students to a combination of theory and practical HVAC application necessary to be a successful technician. ACCA’s technical training delivers proven best practices with industry-accepted techniques that reinforce the science of HVACR.

What You Will Learn

This training program will provide students with a foundation of knowledge and technically oriented experiences in the application of residential HVAC systems.

  • • Static pressure
  • • Calculating CFM
  • • Measuring system performance
  • • Measuring sensible capacity
  • • Measuring latent capacity
  • • Introduction to psychrometrics
  • • Calculating temperature difference
  • • Refrigerant charging methods
  • • SEER 2
  • • Grilles and register selection
  • • Plus, more

Registration fees includes: Catered lunch

Instructor: Matt Akins is the Manager of HVACR Education with ACCA. His responsibilities include teaching ACCA classes nationwide, developing technical education materials, working with ACCA-certified educators, and providing technical support to members. Matt attended Athens Technical College and Ashworth Technical College, earning two career diplomas with honors. Matt has 20 years in the HVACR industry as a service technician, installer, field supervisor, and operations manager and has spent the last eight years as a technical HVAC trainer.  Matt is a NATE-certified technician with a State of Georgia Conditioned Air License.


Venue Phone: (717) 939-1781

Venue Website:

PPA Training Center, 911B South Eisenhower Boulevard, Middletown, Pennsylvania, 17057, United States


911B South Eisenhower Blvd
Middletown, PA  17057