HVAC Resources

SELECTED RESOURCES FROM THE BFIT LIBRARY

LIBRARY DATABASES

Gale Powersearch
Contains many full-text articles from HVAC publications including: Engineered Systems, HVAC & R Research, and many others.

BOOKS

HVAC Fundamentals Volume 1: Heating Systems, Furnaces and Boilers. Brumbaugh, James E.
TH7222.B78/2004 Vol. 1


HVAC Fundamentals Volume 3: Air Conditioning, Heat Pumps, and Distribution Systems. Brumbaugh, James E.
TH7222.B78/2004 Vol. 3


Geothermal HVAC: Green Heating and Cooling. Egg, Jay and Howard, Brian C.
Included in Ebsco E-books.


Control and InstrumentationTechnology in HVAC: PCs and Environmental Controls. Hordeski, Michael F.
TH7466.5.H67/1999


Refrigeration: A Residential andLight Commercial Text & Lab Book. Johnson, Cecil.
TP492.J63/2006

Electricity for Refrigeration,Heating, and Air Conditioning. Smith, Russell E.
TK153.S54/2006

HVAC WEBSITES


General

HVAC Excellence
"Establishes standards for technician competency and education. Accreditation, certification, and contact information. Test results."From the website.

HVAC Web Connection
"HVAC information for contractors, wholesalers, and manufacturers." From the website.

Professional Organizations

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
Professonal association for anyone working in the HVACR field.

Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES)
Provides training, education and certification preperation for HVACR professionals.

Employment & Job Boards

Dice.com
An employment website that specializes in technical positions.

HVAC Agent
Provides info on HVAC careers.

The HVAC Source
"Local and worldwide HVAC industry resources." Includes the latest news in the field and job listings.

Indeed.com
A conglomerate of newspaper employment listings, employment websites, and professional organizations.

Monster.com
One of the largest job sites on the web, Monster lists almost every type of job, including many techinical positions.

SELECTED HVAC MAGAZINES

ASHRAE Journal
E-journal in EBSCO January 1997-Present. 

Contains industry news, government affairs updates, new product information, reports on standards for equipment testing & building performance.

Engineered Systems
E-journal in Gale Powersearch: June 1999-Present.
Focuses on practical information for HVAC engineers.

RSES Journal
In-Library: Last few issues. Focuses on practical information for HVAC engineers.