The term 'refrigeration manual' could mean different things to different people.
Are you looking for a textbook that will introduce you to this industry?
The 5th edition of "Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology", ISBN 1401837654, is the best book of this type that I've seen.
You can find it for sale on amazon.com, and there's a brief review of it on our
If you're looking for a manual that provides detailed scientific and technical information about industrial refrigeration systems, "Industrial Refrigeration Handbook" by Wilbert F. Stoecker, and "Principles of Refrigeration", by Roy J. Dossat and Thomas J. Horan, both provide a wealth of information, and are available at amazon.com.
If you prefer Trane's refrigeration manual, it's available through the
Trane Literature page,
and Copeland's manuals are available from
Are you looking for a refrigeration manual for a specific make and model of specialized equipment such as a modern ice machine, granita-slush-fcb machine, soft serve ice cream machine, transport refrigeration equipment, blast freezer, etc.?
The components in the equipment may all be standard refrigeration machinery, but the solid state controls will probably require detailed instructions, so the best thing you could possibly do is get the service manual for the machine from the manufacturer.
You might also want to take a look at our free on-line e books.
Our free 98 page
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration e book
is reprinted from a military refrigeration manual, and discusses some fundamental principles and components.
Our free 10 page
Refrigeration and Electrical Troubleshooting Chart
is also reprinted from a military manual.
Introduction to Refrigeration Information e book
is 32 pages of refrigeration fundamentals, reprinted from a military refrigeration manual.
System Evaluation Manual
has a cycle diagram and guidelines on evaluating the pressures and temperatures of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.
Chiller Evaluation Manual
has cycle diagrams for air and water-cooled chillers, and guidelines for evaluating a chiller's operating characteristics.
I hope this page has helped, and please, feel free to contact us with any specific HVAC questions you might have, including questions about refrigeration on Guam, or air conditioning on Guam.
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