Refrigeration and Air Conditioning/HVAC

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REF A/C 141 – Applied Refrigeration and Air Conditions

This course focuses on Chemistry as applied to the HVAC and R industry. Areas covered include hydronics, heating and cooling load calculations, control wiring, introduction to the uniform mechanical code, pneumatic controls, troubleshooting approaches, and employment. Includes content on green technologies. For more information click HERE.

Percent of Green Course Content: 10%

REF A/C 165 – Thermal Energy Storage and Heat Recovery

Thermal energy storage and heat recovery principles of TES and basic definitions are the focus of study in this course. Load profile and electric cost are introduced and system design including space requirements and component election based on load profiles and costs are covered. For more information click HERE.

Percent of Green Course Content: 100%

REF A/C 208 – Refrigerant Management – EPA 608 Certification

This course is a preparatory course for the EPA Section 608 Technician Certification Type I, II, III, and the Universal Certification. Students are trained in refrigerant management including the EPA Section 608 ruling, the Montreal Protocol, Ozone Depletion and Global Warming. Note: Certification testing is will be available at the end of the semester for an additional fee. For more information click HERE.

Percent of Green Course Content: 100%

REF A/C 210 – Refrigeration System Efficiency Factors

This course covers factors that impede or enhance refrigeration systems for maximum energy efficiency. The course also covers controls, systems, and processes of energy efficient refrigeration systems. For more information click HERE.

Percent of Green Course Content: 100%

REF A/C 250 – Indoor Air Quality

This course emphasizes on operation of systems to provide quality air to indoor environments. AQMD requirements and pending regulations are reviewed. Organizing and implementing maintenance programs that include indoor air quality assessment and air balancing HVAC systems are covered. Includes content on energy conservation and green technologies. For more information click HERE.

Percent of Green Course Content: 30%

*For other construction-related green courses, see also Building Construction Techniques, Carpentry, Electrical and Construction Maintenance, and Plumbing courses.