Online HVACR Training Resources for Contractors

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While many of us are spending much of our time at home, we have a rare window of opportunity to focus on bettering ourselves, both personally and professionally. Emerson is committed to helping HVACR contractors continue their professional education during this challenging time. Though our in-person training sessions are currently unavailable, we are pleased to offer a wide variety of free online training courses through the remainder of the calendar year.

Below are highlights of the courses applicable to commercial and residential air conditioning applications. More information about refrigeration-focused courses can be found here.

Commercial Refrigeration: HVAC and Lighting Learning Plan

This learning plan provides an overview of HVAC and lighting systems used in commercial refrigeration markets. Topics covered include typical applications, features and benefits and the individual components used in these systems. The learning plan also contains individual training modules covering the Emerson products utilized in HVAC and lighting systems, including both mechanical components and controls.

Comfort Alert Diagnostics

Comfort Alert diagnostics monitor vital data from the Copeland Scroll compressor, quickly pinpointing the root cause(s) of the cooling-system malfunction – including common electrical problems, compressor defects, and broad system faults. This training provides an overview of Comfort Alert Diagnostics for Residential A/C and Heat Pump applications. Topics include device connections, basic operation, installation and wiring, troubleshooting.

HVAC System Overview

A Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system is an integrated system commonly designed to be controllable through a single interface. After completing this course, you’ll be able to: explain how an HVAC system operates, identify the individual system components present in an HVAC system, identify market applications for HVAC systems and recognize the Emerson products that may be used in an HVAC asset.

ZR Scroll Compressors

ZR Scroll Compressors deliver performance advantages unmatched in the industry. The compressors are optimized for the residential, commercial air conditioning market. This course provides an overview of ZR Scroll compressors. After completing the course, you will be able to: describe the Emerson ZR Scroll compressor product family, describe the design and operation of ZR Scroll compressors, explain the features, applications, and accessories available on ZR Scroll compressors, and identify ZR Copeland Scroll specifications using the model nomenclature.

To begin taking advantage of this opportunity, follow these simple steps:

  1. Register for an account using our online training portal at
  2. During registration, select “Emerson 2020 Promotion” from the Branch Name field.
  3. Log in and begin taking your free online courses at your own pace.

For more detailed registration instructions, please view this registration guide for step-by-step instructions. If you already have an account with us, you will be automatically updated with free access.

We look forward to resuming in-person training courses when it is safe for us to do so. Until then, we hope these self-paced learning tools will allow you to maximize your productivity during these trying times.

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