Presents an overall study of the principles of energy production and its uses. Course work provides students who are successful with a well-rounded background in the principles of measurement, conservation and operation and repair of residential/commercial heating, and air conditioning and refrigeration equipment. While working on this degree, students also have the opportunity to earn the Energy Technology — HVAC Basic Certificate and the Energy Technology — HVAC Advanced Certificate.
- Use proper tools, materials, and equipment necessary for completing mechanical operations on residential and light commercial HVAC-R systems and equipment.
- Utilize standard safety procedures.
- Demonstrate both soft skills and communication skills including reading comprehension, computer skills, communication, and customer service.
- Troubleshoot electrical systems and controls in HVAC-R equipment.
- Interpret mechanical, electrical, and control diagrams relevant to the HVAC-R industry.
- Apply manufacturer specifications for HVAC-R equipment and systems.
- Demonstrate energy auditing and energy management for efficiency.
- Perform preventative maintenance according to service agreements.
- Demonstrate effective project management skills.
- Design and select equipment for HVAC-R systems including duct work.
- Energy Conservation Technician
- Facilities Manager or Facilities Maintenance Technician
- Field Application Engineer
- Field Service Engineer
- HVAC Design/Estimating or Sales Engineer
- HVAC Project Manager
- HVAC Service and Installation Technician
- Licensed Power Engineer or Building Engineer
- Plant/Building Energy Manager
- Representative for power equipment or instrument and control equipment found in buildings of all sizes.
- Residential/Commercial Energy Auditor
See General Education Requirements for details.
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