Online Prep Course for R410-A and Other Refrigerants 

Online Prep Course for R410-A and Other Refrigerants 

The R410A course reviews the EPA rules, regulations, and timeframes of when certain refrigerants will be phased out and replaced.  This course details the pressures, temperatures and dangers of the R410A and new refrigerant replacements. Participants will learn what to do and not to do when retrofitting systems from R22 to R410A, 407c, or any of the new replacement refrigerants.

What You Will Learn:

  • EPA rules and regulations
  • Timeframes as to when different refrigerants will be phased out
  • How to be prepared for the pressures, temperatures and dangers of the new refrigerants
  • What to do and NOT to do when retrofitting from R22 to R410A, 407C or any pf the new refrigerants


We are excited to have you in our virtual course and looking forward to helping you in furthering your education. The best way to take this course is in the sequence outlined below for it flows logically and builds on the previously presented material:

General Safety Practice while working with AC systems
Lesson 1
All about Thermodynamics
Lesson 2
Refrigeration and Refrigerants
Lesson 3
Commercial Refrigeration – All You Need To know About Evaporators
Lesson 4
All about Condensers in a Refrigeration System
Lesson 5
All about Compressors in a Refrigeration System
Lesson 6
Commercial Refrigeration: Expansion Devices / Metering Devices
Lesson 7
Commercial Refrigeration: Refrigerant System Components
Lesson 8

If you have a particular interest in a specific topic presented in a certain lesson, you’re welcome to take this lesson provided you are not an HVAC novice and have a good grasp on the topics preceding the lesson.

Course Content

Total learning: 2 lessons / 1 quiz Time: 365 days

About the Instructor

Admin bar avatar Julio Herrera

Julio Herrera is the co-founder of AirCon Academy and an experienced vocational technical skills instructor for over 30 years.

In 1979 Julio enlisted in the US NAVY where he acquired necessary skills in maintaining and servicing various types of air conditioning systems, air handlers, chillers, hydraulics/pneumatics systems, pumps, and boilers.

After the Navy, Julio made a decision to continue his career as a building engineer with Washington Metropolitan Air Transit Authority (WMATA) where he developed a passion for teaching. He felt strongly about sharing and passing his knowledge to others and taught HVAC systems, Refrigeration, Electrical Motors, Schematics, Basic Electricity, and Heat Pumps, as well, as prep courses for CFC Universal and R410-A and other refrigerants to over 9,000 students during his teaching career.

Julio Herrera believes that the online technical skills training school without walls “AirCon Academy” will provide the opportunity to learn HVAC trade to everyone, any place, any time, on any device.

“I enjoy teaching and seeing how information and knowledge which I give to my students, changes their confidence at a work place, enhances careers, and improves their financial state. I am proud of my students who are now owners of HVAC companies, directors of building engineering, or just extraordinary HVAC professionals who can troubleshoot the equipment, fix it if needed, and suggest improvements to it’s maintenance”

Julio Herrera


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