Revised, updated, and pedagogically improved, this new edition of the classic in the field sets a new curriculum standard. Based on input from industry experts, the staff of the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute, and many academic advisors,Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Fourth Edition,reflects the state-of-the-art, as well as fundamental concepts, and practical applications. Some of the key features of this edition are: The text and lab manual mirror the ARI national curriculum guidelines and I.C.E. certification test requirements. The text draws extensively upon field-tested materials from industry sources, relating concepts to real-world situations. Full color photos and graphics. Primarily written as a textbook, it is also organized to be used as a reference by technicians in the field. Chapters and units cover single areas, making it easier to teach and learn. Information has been gathered from technicians and industry leaders from various regions to more broadly represent the HVAC/R industry around the country. Troubleshooting tips are included to help resolve problems in a quick and accurate manner. Numerous sidebars highlight important technical tips, service tips, and safety tips.Jeffus, Larry is the author of 'Refrigeration and Air Conditioning An Introduction to HVAC/R', published 2004 under ISBN 9780130925718 and ISBN 0130925713.