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Maintenance and Engineering

Mastering Air Conditioning with Refrigeration and District Cooling Systems

REF : O2250 DATES: 28 Jul - 8 Aug 2024 VENUE: Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt) FEE : 7590 



This training program provides participants with comprehensive knowledge and skills essential for the design, operation, and maintenance of air conditioning, refrigeration, and district cooling systems. It empowers them to enhance system longevity and sustainability in various applications.

Program Objectives:

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental principles of air conditioning, refrigeration, and district cooling systems.

  • Develop skills for designing and selecting appropriate systems for various applications.

  • Implement best practices for the operation and maintenance of these systems.

  • Ensure energy efficiency and sustainability in system operations.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve common issues in air conditioning, refrigeration, and district cooling systems.

Targeted Audience:

  • HVAC Engineers.

  • Maintenance Technicians.

  • Facility Managers.

  • Energy Managers.

  • Building Services Engineers.

  • Refrigeration Technicians.

Program Outline:

Unit 1:

Fundamentals of Air Conditioning Systems:

  • Principles of air conditioning and refrigeration.

  • Types of air conditioning systems: window, split, and central.

  • Components of air conditioning systems: compressors, condensers, evaporators, and expansion devices.

  • Psychrometrics and air quality control.

  • Case studies on air conditioning system design and application.

Unit 2:

Refrigeration Systems:

  • Basics of refrigeration cycles and thermodynamics.

  • Types of refrigeration systems: domestic, commercial, and industrial.

  • Refrigerants: properties, selection criteria, and environmental impact.

  • System components: compressors, condensers, evaporators, and expansion valves.

  • Case studies on refrigeration system optimization and efficiency.

Unit 3:

District Cooling Systems:

  • Overview of district cooling concepts and benefits.

  • Design and components of district cooling plants.

  • Distribution networks and energy transfer stations.

  • Operational strategies for district cooling systems.

  • Case studies on district cooling implementations and performance.

Unit 4:

System Design and Selection:

  • Criteria for selecting appropriate air conditioning and refrigeration systems.

  • Load calculations and equipment sizing.

  • Integration of systems into building designs.

  • Energy efficiency considerations in system selection.

  • Case studies on successful system design and selection.

Unit 5:

Energy Efficiency and Sustainability:

  • Techniques for improving energy efficiency in HVAC and refrigeration systems.

  • Renewable energy integration with cooling systems.

  • Best practices for reducing environmental impact.

  • Energy auditing and performance benchmarking.

  • Case studies on sustainable cooling solutions.

Unit 6:

Advanced Control Strategies:

  • Introduction to control systems in HVAC and refrigeration.

  • Use of sensors and controllers for optimizing system performance.

  • Implementing smart controls and automation.

  • Benefits of advanced control strategies in energy savings.

  • Case studies on control system implementations.

Unit 7:

Maintenance and Troubleshooting:

  • Preventive and predictive maintenance strategies.

  • Common issues in air conditioning, refrigeration, and district cooling systems.

  • Diagnostic tools and techniques for troubleshooting.

  • Repair and retrofitting methods.

  • Case studies on effective maintenance practices.

Unit 8:

Environmental and Regulatory Compliance:

  • Overview of environmental regulations related to HVAC and refrigeration.

  • Compliance requirements for refrigerants and emissions.

  • Strategies for meeting regulatory standards.

  • Impact of regulations on system design and operation.

  • Case studies on achieving compliance.

Unit 9:

Safety Considerations:

  • Safety protocols for handling refrigerants and equipment.

  • Training requirements for maintenance personnel.

  • Risk assessment and mitigation strategies.

  • Emergency response planning.

  • Case studies on safety incidents and lessons learned.

Unit 10:

Future Trends and Innovations:

  • Emerging technologies in air conditioning, refrigeration, and district cooling.

  • Impact of IoT and AI on system operations.

  • Trends in sustainable and green cooling solutions.

  • Future challenges and opportunities in the industry.

  • Case studies on innovative projects and technologies.