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HAC 111 BASIC SHEET METAL LAYOUT

Fall

A basic course for sheet metal layout techniques as used in residential air conditioning and ventilation.

Credit: 3 hours - Two lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


HAC 113 ELECTRICAL CONTROLS AND CIRCUITRY

Fall

The student is introduced to air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration controls circuitry as well as solid state electronic controls. Proper troubleshooting techniques as well as safety will be covered.

Credit: 3 hours - Two lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Basic Electricity I-BEL 161


HAC 114 COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION

Spring

This course is designed to introduce the student to the operation and application of commercial refrigeration, evaporators, condensers, compressors, expansion devices, and related system components. Troubleshooting and typical operating conditions will be studied.

Credit: 4 hours - Three lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Air Conditioning and Refrigeration I-ELT 162


HAC 160 HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING I

By Request

This course studies the basic fundamentals of heating and air conditioning refrigerants pressure and temperature relationship, using pressure temperature tables, head pressure, ozone protection, electrical circuit fundamentals refrigeration and heating, tools and materials, law of thermodynamics, blueprint reading, EPA laws governing CFC's laws of refrigeration, using gauge manifolds, heating controls, and basic fundamental hydronic heating.

Credit: 4 hours - Three lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


HAC 260 HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING II

By Request

This course teaches servicing and installing heating and air conditioning systems, refrigerant controls, heat pumps, theory, heat pump controls, superheat, metering devices, motor controls, trouble shooting external diagnosis and servicing air conditioning and heating systems, leak detection and repair, replacing compressor, charging systems, CFC recovery recycle, reclaim standards. Troubleshooting electrical refrigeration circuits. Troubleshooting electrical circuits heat pumps. Students completing both HAC I and HAC II should gain the skills and knowledge to pass the EPA certification test to service or repair refrigeration systems. This test is to be given at the end of HAC II.

Credit: 4 hours - Three lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Heating and Air Conditioning I-HAC 160


HAC 211 ADVANCED SHEET METAL LAYOUT

Spring

An advanced course for sheet metal layout techniques as used in residential and commercial air conditioning and ventilation systems. The triangulation method of sheet metal layout will be emphasized in this course.

Credit: 2 hours - Four lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Basic Sheet Metal Layout-HAC 111


HAC 212 ADVANCED HEATING SYSTEMS

Spring

An introduction to more advanced heat pump systems including dual fuel applications and emphasis on air-to-air and geothermal heat pumps.

Credit: 3 hours - Two lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Heating I-HEA 160 and Heating II-HEA 260


HAC 213 ADVANCED CONTROLS AND CIRCUITRY

Spring

An introduction to more advanced controls used in the HVAC/R industry for operational, energy management, and diagnostic applications. This course will cover programmable temperature controls/thermostats, Direct Digital Control (DDC) applications, and Energy Management Systems (EMS) as they apply to heating and air conditioning.

Credit: 3 hours - Two lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Electrical Controls and Circuitry-HAC 113 and Basic Electricity I-BEL 161


HAC 220 INSTALLATION OF HVAC SYSTEMS

Fall

Students will develop advanced skills and knowledge of the installation and start-up of residential heating and air conditioning systems. Focuses on installation code requirements and start-up procedures for residential heating and air conditioning systems. Tools safety and add-on purchases will also be covered.

Credit: 3 hours - One lecture and four lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Heating I-HEA 160 and Air Conditioning and Refrigeration I-ELT 162


HAC 230 COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION

Spring

This course is designed to help prepare the student to pass the ICE Exams. The Industry Competency Exams were organized by ARI (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute) to encourage high standards in education, HVAC installation, service, and maintenance.

Credit: 2 hours - Two lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


HEA 160 HEATING I

Fall

An introduction to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. Maintenance and repair of gas, oil, and hydronic furnaces will be covered.

Credit: 3 hours - Two lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None.


HEA 260 HEATING II

Spring

An introduction to air distribution, air cleaning, and calculation of heat loads. Special emphasis will be placed on electric furnace testing and servicing along with heat load calculations.

Credit: 4 hours - Two lecture and four lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Heating I-HEA 160.


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