ACCA’s Manual J (Load Calculation)

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  • October 24, 2023
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

This course covers the fundamentals of residential heat loss and heat gain calculations in the nationally-recognized Manual J standard. The topics are broken down so it’s easy to understand and apply. This course also teaches an HVAC professional the basic elements needed to use approved software to calculate heat loss/gain. Populating fields in a program is easy, but if you’re not 100% sure what you’re populating, this is the class for you.

Topics covered include:

  • • Heat transfer
  • • How To Perform a Proper Survey
  • • Design Conditions
  • • Building Components
    • Insulation
    • Fenestration (window, skylights, glass doors)
    • Opaque Surfaces (walls, floors, ceilings, etc.)
  • • System Loads
    • Infiltration
    • Ventilation
    • Adequate Exposure Diversity
    • Duct Systems

Registration fees includes: Catered lunch

Instructor: Matt Akins is the Manager of HVACR Education with ACCA. His responsibilities include developing technical education materials, working with ACCA certified educators on outreach and scheduling, and providing technical support to members. Matt has 19 years in the HVACR industry and has spent the last seven years as a technical trainer. Matt also has an extensive law enforcement background and ran his law enforcement career alongside his HVACR career. Matt is NATE certified and holds 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