ACCA’s Manual J (Load Calculation)

Registration is at an external URL for this event.

  • October 22, 2024
    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 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