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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technology, Certificate


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The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R) program offers training in current technology for diagnosing, servicing, repairing, installing, and managing heating and cooling energy systems. Students are trained to diagnose and repair malfunctions: size, fabricate and install a duct air system; and estimate cooling and heating loads for selection of the most efficient systems. Introductory courses in electricity, electric motors, and theory of refrigeration are included with advanced work in the commercial area. Other areas of study include uses of air conditioning, temperature and humidity control, air circulation, cleaning, and installation of equipment.

ELCO 1100
Circuit Fundamentals3
Refrigeration Fundamentals3
Heating Fundamentals/ Hydronics /Heat Pumps3
Sheetmetal Technology3
Basic Electronics2
 Fall Credits14
HVAC 1120Domestic Refrigeration3
Air Conditioning3
Heating Systems3
Blueprint Reading2
Spring Credits11


Updated: si 7/13/09