Warm AIR Controls for GAS & OIL  -  NEW COURSE for 2021!

A seminar that focuses on Warm AIR Furnace controls operating today’s HVAC systems. Covers both in-the-field and new controls entering the market. Features detailed information on troubleshooting Blower Control Boards (Timers) like Honeywell’s ST9100 and S9200 Series. All required training materials are provided including our NEW 'Warm AIR Systems Handbook'. The program covers gas and oil and is ideal for anyone involved in residential heating system service and installation.
Includes hands-on and student must bring a MULTIMETER to participate.

PUMPS & Fuel Systems
An advanced course designed for anyone working on oil-fired equipment and others looking for more knowledge on residential oilburner tanks, fuel units, fuel lines, valves and accessories. A no-nonsense course on oilburner fuel systems and components. The course focuses on oil pumps, tanks, piping, valves, oil de-aerators, and fuel system boosters on all types of  residential and commercial oilburners and how to diagnose and correct the problems. Includes discussion of all types of renewable liquid biofuels.
Includes the latest Suntec & Webster Pump Manuals and our textbook, ‘Fuel Systems Handbook’.

Hydronic Systems - (Design, Piping & Wiring)
​This seminar is for those looking for more knowledge on residential hot water heating systems and also acts as a refresher for seasoned veterans. Ideal for service technicians, installers and sales personnel. The seminar covers the correct design of hydronic piping systems, boiler and system operation; and the controls and wiring of gravity, forced, and multi-zone systems. All required training and service materials are provided.
​This course is only taught in Eastern MA by Bruce Marshall.

Basic Electricity for HVAC Technicians

A complete course in basic electrical wiring, controls and advanced troubleshooting.
The course was designed for electricians, heating technicians and plumbers to master the knowledge and
professional skills to work on and diagnose the state-of-the art heating control systems now in the field!
This course will review the fundamentals of electricity, wiring and control systems and move on to the most advanced and complex control systems entering the field for the control of hot water, steam and warm air systems.
​This course is only taught in Eastern MA by Bruce Marshall.

MilliVolt GAS Systems

An entry to mid-level one-day course designed for plumbers, oil technicians, gas apprentices and others looking for more knowledge on residential millivolt gas controls. An 8 hour course focuses on millivolt gas valves using thermocouples and thermopiles and ignition systems and how to diagnose and correct typical service problems. 
Includes lab work on live-fire gas trainers

Millivoltage Systems (30 mVdc to 750 mVdc), Using Test Equipment, Gas Controls and Gas Valves, Gas Pilot Burners and Troubleshooting Gas Burner Components

*ALL students must bring a millivoltmeter* with them to participate in “hands-on” portions.

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The Boston STEAM School
This one-day seminar is for those who service and retrofit residential steam systems. Ideal for service technicians, installers and sales personnel. The seminar covers the correct replacement of steam boilers and the troubleshooting of piping problems, venting problems and the controls and wiring of residential steam systems while making them as efficient as possible using the latest installation techniques and control strategies.
Two books, 'Linhardt's Field Guide to Steam Heating' and our exclusive 'Residential STEAM Workbook' are included. The books offer service technicians, installers and salesmen reference manuals that keep the engineering required in simple, easy to understand language and act as the class notes.
STEAM is only taught in Eastern Massachusetts.

Class Outlines

MA Oilburner License Prep Course
An intensive 8-hour program that prepares persons for taking the MA State Exam for the Certificate of Competency in Oilburners. This is a combination of home self-study and preparatory session that was designed for tradesmen who have the knowledge, just never got “the ticket” or whose license has expired.
​The Session includes a copy of our exclusive MA Prep Guide, our exclusive MA Oilburner Code Guide, the NORA Oilheat Technician’s Manual and a copy of NFPA31-2011. It also includes all necessary license applications and a workbook.
It is only for those working on powerburners burning #1 and #2 fueloil. 

Annual Tune-Up - Oil

Based on Chapter 14 of the NORA Oilheat Technician's Manual
Session Topics:
· Fuel System Maintenance
· Motor Maintenance
· Ignition Systems
· Heat Exchanger Cleaning
· Control Maintenance
· Chimneys and Flue Maintenance
· Burner Setup Using Instrumentation

​RIELLO 40 SERIES OIL WORKSHOP - Our Signature Course!
This ADVANCED and unique seminar will take you through how to troubleshoot RIELLO’s 40 Series residential oil burner line and keep them running reliably and profitably. Features detailed and concise information on setup and troubleshooting and how to profit from doing RIELLO burner service better than your competitors. 
​Each student receives one each: 
The RIELLO OIL Handbook, #111 Priming Switch, #130 Multidriver,
​#221 Vacuum Gauge Adapter, #223 RIELLO Pump Pressure Adapter and J2 Line Voltage Jumper Set.