Online CE Class Information – AC/Heat Pump

Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps v1.0

Thanks for your interest in this 5-hour online CE class covering air conditioning and heat pumps. In this class we will cover the basics of this important aspect of the home inspection process. Many of the complaint calls that we get from our clients are the result of improperly functioning HVAC systems.

Please note that this course was developed and produced by Kaplan Professional, and is also taught as part of the Systems and Standards home inspection pre-licensing 100-hour course. This course was not created by Joe Cook of the American Inspection Academy (AIA), but is being made available to you by the AIA for the purpose of continuing education. This course covers the basic elements of an air conditioning/heat pump system that every professional home inspector should be familiar with.

This online course includes video instruction, technical illustrations, color photos, interactive exercises, progress quiz questions, and a comprehensive final exam to completely cover the topic of air conditioning and heat pumps. This course counts for 5 hours of CE credit and costs $65.

Included in the course modules are:

  • Types of air conditioners
  • Components and their functions
  • The air conditioning cycle
  • AC capacity basic guidelines
  • Compressor
  • Life expectancy
  • Condenser coils
  • Water cooled condensers
  • Evaporator coils
  • Expansion devices
  • Condensate system
  • Case studies
  • Refrigerant lines
  • Condenser fan
  • Evaporator fan
  • Ductwork
  • Thermostats
  • Introduction to heat pumps
  • Heat pumps in practice
  • Heat pump conditions
  • Interactive Exercises
  • Final Exam

Please note that once you have passed the final exam and completed this course you must contact Joe Cook at the American Inspection Academy to receive your state certificate of completion!

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