This course covers principles of electricity as used in the HVACR industry including circuits, electrical theory and schematic interpretation. Students learn to use hand tools and test equipment. Safety and application of math skills are stressed. Employability skills are introduced.
This course covers the basic refrigeration cycle, as well as refrigeration components and types of refrigerants. Students work with tools and gauges, measure temperatures and pressures and practice refrigeration safety procedures.
This course covers: ductless and central air-conditioning, absorption and evaporative cooling, humidity control, thermostats, heating and cooling loads, air conditioning installation and troubleshooting/service.
Successful completion of this course prepares participants to assess and improve homes according to current industry standards for residential building weatherization. It includes blower-door testing and recommended weather sealing techniques to achieve improved resident comfort and energy cost savings. (Repeatable 3 Times)
* There are prerequisites, course requisites, or minimum placement test scores for this course. ** Electives must be approved by the Program Coordinator + Course only offered fall semester ++ Course only offered spring and summer semester +++ Course only offered spring semester ++++ Course offered in summer term only ^ SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective ^^ Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course ^^^ Course requires a 30-hour practicum experience in addition to classroom lecture hours ^^^^ ECE 120 and ECE 125 must be taken the same semester