Architectural Record BE - Building Enclosure ENR

The Technical Aspects of Micro-Channel Coils

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Webinar on June 7, 2017 at 2:00 PM EDT
Sponsored by Nortek Global HVAC
Presented by Doug Priestley
Continuing Education

Learning Objectives - After this course, you should be able to:

  1. Describe how to properly troubleshoot systems that contain Micro-Channel coils.
  2. Understand how Micro-Channel technology works.
  3. Use the QRD to properly charge a unit, set airflow and identify a metering device change.
  4. Explore best practices for installation to reduce callbacks and increase customer satisfaction.



Eager to learn more about Micro-Channel coils? Like most transitions to new technology, there is some skepticism about the use of Micro-Channel coils in residential heating and cooling systems. During this in-depth technical webinar, Doug Priestley debunks some of the myths surrounding these coils and explains how they are a step forward for the HVAC industry. Additionally, he'll go over installation and troubleshooting best practices for Micro-Channel systems geared at helping contractors perform better installs, reduce callbacks and increase customer satisfaction.

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Doug Priestley Doug Priestley, Technical Services Manager at Nortek Global HVAC, has 27 years of experience in the HVAC industry. He graduated from the State Technical College of Missouri in Linn, Missouri and began his career as a field technician. In his current role at Nortek Global HVAC, he supervises the Technical Services department and oversees contractor training materials.

Nortek Global HVAC logo. Nortek Global HVAC builds and sells reliable heating and cooling products under the Maytag®, Broan®, Frigidaire®, NuTone®, Westinghouse® and Reznor® brands, among others. The company focuses on creating genuine value for its customers through a unique combination of innovation, product performance and responsive support.