Daikin Learning Institute delivers training essential to the success of your business
and employees. Join us for product specific programs centered on giving your team a high level of proficiency in operation, maintenance, and service of today’s
advanced HVAC technology.


about usTraining programs are offered for heating, ventilating and air conditioning professionals, owners, operators, contractors, service technicians, building and systems engineers, designers, distributors, sales reps, and internal employees. Our goal is to provide product specific training and information necessary to establish a high level of proficiency in operating and servicing Daikin products.


sustainable solutions Daikin Applied is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. Daikin Applied will comply with IACET continuing education standards for courses awarding Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).


Our People



Laura Masica
Senior Director, Daikin Learning Institute

As a Learning and Development leader with 20+ years of business experience, Laura drives business results by creating innovative solutions in education through the integration of technology and unleashing the potential of each individual and their unique skills and capabilities. Laura can be reached at:


Traye Hogge
Senior Manager, Learning Operations

Traye began his career with Daikin in 2011 as a Technical Support Analyst. He has over 20 years of industry experience. 10 of which were in the field as a service technician repairing equipment. Traye joined the Daikin Learning Institute in 2017, assuming management responsibility for operations and deployment. Traye can be reached at:



Kim Benson
Training / LMS Administrator

Kim began her career with Daikin Learning Institute in 2013. Here she has been instrumental in applying our LMS systems, scheduling training and managing logistics. Prior to joining Daikin Applied, Kim worked in hospitality as an event manager where she gained valuable experience in customer service and planning. Kim can be reached at:


Linda Custer
Training / LMS Administrator

Linda began her career with Daikin Applied over 26 years ago. She has spent 19 years working with the Daikin Learning Institute. With experience in scheduling, logistics and design, Linda has successfully managed all aspects of training administration. Linda was instrumental in the application and fulfillment of achieving accreditation through the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Linda can be reached at:


Perry Thompson
Technical Service Writer

Perry has been a technical service writer at Daikin Applied for six years. He has over 20 years of experience in CAD design and custom software development for multiple industries. Perry can be reached at:


Steven Selgestad
Learning Operations Manager, Senior HVAC Instructor

Steve has over 40 years of experience in the industry, 25 of which has been working with Daikin Applied as a remote factory service technician, a regional trainer, and most recently the service training manager with the Daikin Learning Institute. Steve is a certified instructor for Daikin Screw, Centrifugal, and WMC and WME magnetic bearing chillers. He has worked with Daikin Applied Technical Response Center to develop software manuals for Daikin WMC product. Steve can be reached at:


Tony Blake
Senior HVAC Instructor

Tony has over 22 years of experience with Daikin. He joined Daikin Learning Institute transferring from the Daikin Applied Richmond Service office where he worked as a senior HVAC field service technician. He has worked as a Senior Technical Support Specialist in the Chiller Technical Response Center; has technical experience with chillers and practical experience in field service and customer relations; is bi-lingual and develops training programs and presentations in Spanish for our Latin American customers. Tony can be reached at:


Tom Dickinson
Senior HVAC Instructor

Tom has over 31 years of experience working within the HVACR industry in various roles such as:

  • Control Supplier
  • Application Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Technical Instructor
  • Manager of Technical Training
Tom can be reached at:


Larry Heyer
Senior HVAC Instructor

Larry started with Daikin Applied first as the Southeast Regional Service Trainer before joining Daikin Learning Institute. He has worked in service operations, supervision, nuclear power operation and formal technical training as a naval Instructor. He develops training programs and presentations. Larry can be reached at:


Jeff Johnson
Senior HVAC Instructor

Jeff is in his 5th year with Daikin. He came to us with over 30 years of experience in the industry. During his time here, Jeff has trained over 280 Engineers and Technicians on HVAC design theory; educated over 90 Graduate Engineer Trainees on the Design Principles of HVAC, Refrigeration, Airside Design and Chiller Plants; and has developed curriculum that makes complex theories easy to understand. Jeff can be reached at:


Christy Jones
Adjunct Instructor

Christy has over 50 years of experience in the HVAC industry. Twenty-five of those 50 have been spent working with Daikin Applied in various capacities including as a Service Technician, Regional Trainer, and Remote Instructor. Christy can be reached at:


Course Schedule

2020 Training Courses Offered

CourseModelsLocationTuitionLength2020 DatesRegister
2020 Course Catalog     Download Now
Principles of Air System Design General Plymouth, MN $1,200 4 days April 20-23
November 9-12
Register Now
Principles of Chiller Plant Design General Plymouth, MN $1,500 5 days April 27-May 1
December 7-11
Register Now
Principles of HVAC General Plymouth, MN $1,200 4 days March 9-12
October 5-8
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Principles of Refrigeration General Plymouth, MN $900 3 days March 31-April 2
November 3-5
Register Now
Scroll Chiller
Maintenance, Operation & Service
Staunton, VA $1,750 4.5 Days April 13-17
August 10-14
Register Now
Air and Water Cooled Screw Chiller
Maintenance, Operation & Service for Legacy Equipment
Staunton, VA $1750 4 Days February 24-27 Register Now
Air and Water Cooled Screw Chiller
Maintenance, Operation & Service for Pathfinder® Equipment
Staunton, VA $1,750 4 days April 20-23
August 17-20
Register Now
Centrifugal Chiller Service WSC,
Staunton, VA $1,600 4.5 days May 4-8
December 7-11
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Centrifugal Chiller Compressor
Service & Repair
Staunton, VA $3,200 3.5 days May 11-14
December 14-17
Register Now
Magnitude® WMC Magnetic Bearing Chiller
Service & Repair
WMC Staunton, VA $2,600 4.5 days March 23-27
April 27-May 1
September 14-18
November 9-13
Register Now
Magnitude® WME Generation - 1 Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Chiller
Service & Repair
WME Staunton, VA $2,600 4.5 days November 16-20 Register Now
Installing & Configuring Intelligent Solutions General Varies
Refer to the catalog for location of the specific date you are interested in
$180 1 day March 4
June - 10
October - 28
Register Now
MicroTech® III Service - Applied Air
(Modules 1-5) prerequisite for Rooftop, Rebel and Self-Contained Courses
(Modules 1-4 are assigned on Daikin LMS online and are required prior to attending Module 5 instructor-led)
MT III Varies
Refer to the catalog for location of the specific date you are interested in
$550 2 days February 4
March 24
April 14
September 1
September 29
October 20
November 10
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Rebel® Service
MicroTech® III Modules 1-5 (Prerequisite)
DPS Varies
Refer to the catalog for location of the specific date you are interested in
$550 2 days April 15-16
September 2-3
November 11-12
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Rooftop Service
MicroTech® III Modules 1-5 (Prerequisite)
Refer to the catalog for location of the specific date you are interested in
$550 2 days February 5-6
March 25-26
October 21-22
Register Now
Self-Contained Service
MicroTech® III Modules 1-5 (Prerequisite)
SWP $550 Available only upon special request and 10 minimum


Water Source Heat Pump Enfinity,
$550 Available only upon special request and 10 minimum




Daikin University
17570 Cartwright Road
Irvine, CA 92614
PH: 949-732-5000


Daikin Applied
15712 SW 41st Street
Suite 6
Davie, FL 33331
PH: 954- 862-8500


Daikin Applied
1765 West Oak Parkway
Suite 500
Marietta, GA 30062
PH: 770-514-5880


Daikin Applied
13600 Industrial Park Blvd
Plymouth, MN 55441
PH: 763-553-5330


Daikin Applied
207 Laurel Hill Road
Verona, VA 24482
PH: 540-248-9646
FAX: 763-509-7663


Fundamentals of Air Side Design
This 315-page textbook covers psychrometrics, ductwork, heating and cooling coils, fans, loads, air handling units, air distribution and high performance buildings.


Fundamentals of Chiller Plant Design
This 338-page textbook covers chiller plant design including hydronics, pumps, thermal storage, process cooling and chiller plant optimization.


Fundamentals of Refrigeration
Written for Daikin Applied professionals as a reference for our philosophy of refrigeration system design. A must for anyone who wants to be technically proficient on all types of air conditioning refrigeration systems.



Ducting Calculator
Calculate ducting requirements by turning the wheel. I-P units on one side, S-I units on the other.


Pads of Psychometric Charts
Each pad consists of 50 sheets of psychrometric charts. Common HVAC equations and conversion factors on reverse of each sheet.


Laminated Psychometric Chart
Heavy laminate design for making calculations with a pencil or dry marker, then cleaning and reusing. Reverse has common HVAC equations and conversion factors.


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