This 3-hour class addresses and answers many of the questions surrounding the current transition from traditional R-22 to new alternative refrigerants including, R-410A, MO-99, and other regional options. This course will address issues surrounding the differences in operating pressures and lubricants, how new refrigerants can impact equipment choices, tools, and servicing. Topics include, how to integrate these new refrigerants onto existing properties safely and cost effectively, and what new or additional service equipment might be required.
Topics covered in this class will include:
• Properties of R-410A Refrigerant
• Comparing R-410A to R-22& Alternatives
• Conversion from R-22 to R-410A
• Interfacing Old and New Equipment
• Service Guidelines
• Repair or Replacement Options
• Proper Charging Techniques
Michael Olvera’s decision to accept a position as Porter in 1993 has led to a 20+ year career in multifamily maintenance. Michael’s proven ability was rewarded as he was progressively promoted and naturally, transitioned into the role Maintenance Supervisor in 1997. Michael’s range of expertise in all aspects of facilities maintenance from managing new construction lease-up to renovating 20 year old apartment communities has given him the ability to share his expertise by training maintenance technicians. As a Market Trainer in Fort Worth Texas for HD Supply, Michael is excited to share his experience with property management and maintenance professionals currently holding certifications, EPA Type Universal, NSPF Certified Pool Operator and more recently acquiring his Texas Real Estate license.