Intro to Air Conditioning (3 Day Class)

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  • April 9, 2019 - April 11, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This program will feature hands-on training with recently installed units in the PPA Training Center! The extended three-day course is designed to teach the basics to technicians who have limited field experience with air conditioning and refrigeration systems that are tied in with a supplemental oil furnace. The course provides hands-on training in the following areas:

• Refrigerant Handling
• Brazing, Flaring, and Soldering
• Proper Tool Use & Care
• Preventative Maintenance
• Charge & Evacuate
• Low Voltage Wiring & Troubleshooting
• Line Set Sizing
• Checking Air Flow of Equipment & Duct System

Lunch is provided for attendees each day at no additional cost.

The program will include an optional fourth day to prepare and take the EPA 608 certification. Technicians who attend this three-day class will receive a discount if they choose to attend on the final day. Registration must be done separately by clicking here. (Only for the April classes.)

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Our Instructor: Ed (Eddie) Howell brings over 40 years of industry experience to the PPA technical training program. Eddie began his career working for PA based HVAC company for nearly two decades. He has spent the last 25 years at APR Supply which included managing their training efforts for the 30+ locations. Ed’s credentials include Nortek TSA, NATE Certified in four disciplines (A/C, HP, Gas Furnace, and Oil & Gas Hydronics), RSES Member, and local OESP Chapter member.

Hotel Discount Options

Receive discounted rates at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg East for a special rate of $83/night. Book online or make your reservation by contacting them at (717) 939-1600 and request the PA Petroleum Association room block.

Receive discounted rates at the Red Lion Hotel for a special rate of $75/night. Book online or make your reservation by contacting them at  (717) 939-7841 and request the PA Petroleum Association room block.


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