Topics covered include air conditioning principles and terms, physical principles of air movement and humidity, methods of conditioning air for comfort and health, the proper use of psychrometers, dry bulb thermometers, hygrometers, pilot tubes, recorders, manometers and barometers and the reading and interpretation of psychometric charts and scales.
Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration
If you’re a problem-solver who loves working with your hands and isn’t afraid of a challenge, you’ll thrive in our Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration associate degree program. Gain hands-on experience installing, maintaining and repairing units with industry-standard equipment and tools. Earn your associate degree in a high-demand trade and graduate ready to begin a rewarding career as an HVAC/R mechanic or installer.
- Hands-on training labs include furnaces, rooftop units, boilers and refrigeration units. Each piece of equipment is shared by just two students, ensuring plenty of first-hand learning experiences.
- Earn industry-recognized certifications through cutting edge training opportunities and practice working with different manufacturers and brands to gain a high-demand, versatile skill set.
- Gain networking and professional development experience by hearing industry experts at local conferences, visiting sites with active HVAC/R equipment and participating in industry trade organizations.
- Graduate career-ready with the skills and knowledge you need to begin working as a HVAC/R mechanic, installer, service technician, lab technician, job estimator, business owner or union apprentice.
Tuition & Fees: $11,161
Books & Supplies: $4,571
Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology Career Pathway
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