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Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Toolkit: Home

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  Safety Information

  • Remember to always wear your gloves and safety glasses when working on equipment.
  • Closed toe shoes are a must.


    •  American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers 
  • BACnet International
    • BACnet (Building Automation and Control Network) is the global data communications standard for building automation and control networks.
    • Building Efficiency for a Sustainable Tomorrow Center
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems
    • A page from the EPA with information on Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems.
  • Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association
    • The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association provides legislative advocacy, education and training to approximately 3,300 plumbing, HVACR open shop, union businesses, and 65,000 technicians.
  • ThomasNet
    • ThomasNet is a searchable database of suppliers, source products, CAD drawings and product news.

  Free Apps

  • HVAC Check & Charge - Android
  • Refrigerant Slider - iOS and Android
  • iManifold - iOS and Android
  • Bluon - iOS and Android

  Library Books


  • Career & Technical Education Database ProQuest
    • Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.
  • Vocations and Careers
    • Vocations and Careers aids users in researching a vocation, finding appropriate institutions of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career.

  Professional Organization


  Career Information

  • Occupational Handbook Outlook
    • This page provides information on the duties, training, pay and job outlook for heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics.