Professional Course

Chilled Water Systems

TPC Training, Online
2 days
1,495 USD
Next course start
30 July, 2024 See details
Virtual Classroom
2 days
1,495 USD
Next course start
30 July, 2024 See details
Virtual Classroom
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Course description

Chilled Water Systems Virtual Instructor-led Training

Available in both virtual and in-person, instructor-led formats, this Chilled Water Systems seminar will teach you how to keep your system running efficiently, whether it keeps people or equipment cool. Students will learn about components used in chilled water systems, uses and applications of chilled water systems among many other things. This seminar is perfect for anyone looking to increase their knowledge about chillers, cooling towers and other chilled water systems.

Upcoming start dates

1 start date available

30 July, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online
  • English

Training content

Day One

Day One examines the basics of chilled water systems including chillers and cooling towers. We'll do an overview and review heat theories so students understand why things happen.

Chilled Water Systems Overview

  • Introduction
  • Component tasks
  • System design
  • Controls
  • Codes and standards

Heat Transfer Theory

  • Properties of matter: solid, liquid, vapor
  • Laws of Thermodynamics
  • Heat transfer theory:
    • Conduction
    • Convection
    • Radiation
    • Evaporation
  • Principles of heat and temperature measurement
  • British thermal unit, specific heat
  • Sensible heat latent heat, superheat
  • Gas laws
  • Atmospheric pressure, vacuum
  • Pressure/temperature and pressure/volume relationships

Compression Refrigeration Cycle

  • Refrigeration cycle, change of state of refrigerant
  • Heat transfer within the refrigeration cycle
  • Follow-the-heat™

Day Two

Day Two introduces advanced topics such as refrigerants and equipment components, heat rejection systems and principles of heat movement.


  • Refrigerant composition, including new blends
  • Refrigerant oils
  • Refrigerant handling: recovery, recycling, reclamation

Equipment Components

  • Compressors: reciprocating, scroll, screw, rotary, centrifugal
  • Evaporators: tube-in-shell, tube-in-tube, coil-in-shell
  • Condensers: water-cooled, air-cooled, evaporative
  • Metering devices:
  • Thermostatic expansion valve
  • Electronic expansion valve
  • High and low side floats
  • Auxiliary refrigeration equipment

Heat Rejection Systems

  • Cooling towers
  • Evaporative coolers and condensers, heat exchangers
  • Cooling tower operation and maintenance
  • Water chemistry for open and closed re-circulating systems
  • Glycol systems and fluids


  • Principles of air movement
  • Wet-bulb and dry-bulb temperatures
  • Relative humidity and dew point temperatures
  • Psychrometric chart exercises

Course delivery details

Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) is a live audio and video classroom experience over the internet with 100% interaction with the instructor, from the comfort of your own home or workplace. All you need is an internet connection, a microphone, and a webcam, and you can join the session from anywhere. With full audio and video capabilities, you are equipped with the tools you need for maximum learning.


This 2-day seminar is just $1,195.

Certification / Credits

  • Installation, operation and maintenance of generators
  • Specific requirements and recommendations
  • Power backup systems suitable for your facility
  • Emergency planning
  • Reading and understanding vendor technical information
  • How to conduct tests on your equipment
  • When to schedule tests and maintenance activities
  • Working with parallel energy sources
  • Synchronizing procedures and load sharing
  • Troubleshooting your generator
  • Repairing most common generator problems
  • The EGSA, IEEE, NFPA,NECA and NETA as related to your generator
  • What to do when the lights go out
  • What to do when the power comes back online

Continuing studies

Upon completion of this course, the student will receive a three-star certification of completion showing 8 classroom hours per day attended.

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