WDCE Course Introduction to Residential Heating Systems

This course is designed to familiarize participants with fundamentals of common residential central space heating systems, discussed against a backdrop of PA WAP Field Standards. Topics include Combustion Basics, Heating Systems Efficiency Ratings, Heating System Sizing, Chimneys and Flues, Appliance Identification, Operating and Safety Controls, Distribution Systems, Heat Exchangers, and Fuel Types. This course is approximately 80% presentation/classroom exercises and 20% hands-on application, equipment training, and diagnostics in the lab. This course requires student participation in classroom and lab exercises as well as a passing grade (70% or above) in both of the end-of-course exams: written and lab. Course hours: 24. BPI CEUs: 12. PA WAP AGENCIES AND THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS ARE ADMITTED AT NO CHARGE. SELECT THE COURSE SECTION WITH $0.00 COST WHEN REGISTERING.

There are currently no classes scheduled for this course. Please check back at a later time or contact WDCE to see when the course will be offered again.

Contact information

Workforce Development
  • 570-327-4775
  • wdce@pct.edu
  • Center for Business & Workforce Development

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Williamsport, PA 17701


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