Book for the 2019 Spring Semester (A) & 2019 Fall Semester (A) classes:


“Electricity For Refrigeration, Heating And Air Conditioning” (9th Edition, 40th Anniversary Version) by Russell E. Smith.



Book Chapters & Topics:

  1. Electrical Safety.

  2. Basic Electricity.

  3. Electric Circuits.

  4. Electric Meters.

  5. Components, Symbols, and Circuitry of Air-Conditioning Wiring Diagrams.

  6. Reading Schematic Diagrams.

  7. Alternating Current, Power Distribution, and Voltage Systems.

  8. Installation of Heating, Cooling, and Refrigeration Systems.

  9. Basic Electric Motors.

  10. Components for Electric Motors.

  11. Contactors, Relays, and Overloads.

  12. Thermostats, Pressure Switches, and Other Electric Control Devices.

  13. Electronic Control Devices.

  14. Heating Control Devices.

  15. Troubleshooting Electric Control Devices.

  16. Residential Air-Conditioning Control Systems.

  17. Commercial and Industrial Air-Conditioning Control Systems.

  18. Troubleshooting Modern Refrigeration, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Control Circuitry and Systems.


*Please note, The HVAC School is not currently re-selling this book.  It is the responsibility of each student to purchase this book via a 3rd-party buying option (please see below for a list of suggested vendors):