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Ferguson Hosts Manual J,D,S Workshop

The Tampa Ferguson HVAC Branch hosted an ACCA Manual J,D,S workshop at their new training facility in September. The workshop was developed and taught by Bob Volin with Air Design Concepts and managed by Cheryl Harris with CRG, Inc. It covered the basics of performing load calculations, equipment selection and duct design. Jeremy Barnes, Ferguson HVAC General Manager, stated the company was pleased to be able to facilitate training of this quality and to further the education of HVAC professionals.

Bob Volin of Air Design Concepts
Bob Volin of Air Design Concepts

HVAC contractors anxious to go back to in-person training responded quickly to the limited number of social distanced seating allowed by Ferguson. There was even a wait list for the two-day class. Licensed contractors were offered 8 hours of CEU credit for license renewal and NATE certificants received 12 hours of CEU credit towards recertification.

One of the attendees, Chris Manzella with Manzella Heating & Cooling, described the instructor as very knowledgeable about all aspects of HVAC. Chris further noted he took away from the class good tips and basic knowledge of Manual J,D,S and felt there was so much to learn he is considering taking the workshop again!

Volin will be announcing other locations throughout the state for the ACCA Manual J,D,S workshops as well as an Advanced Workshop through November and early 2021. Any company or group interested in bringing the workshop to their area should contact Cheryl Harris at 727-578-1962 or email charris@crgnet.net or Bob Volin at airdesign@gate.net.