HVA 101: Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning I
This course introduces the concept of thermodynamics and principles of refrigeration. Major units covered include HVAC mathematics, refrigeration systems, refrigerants, refrigerant tables, contaminants, dryers, moisture in the air, refrigeration components (i.e. compressors, condensers, evaporators, metering device motors and accessories) and defrost systems. The components and operation of residential furnaces will be discussed. An overview of heating and A/C systems and components will be provided from an operation and service perspective.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 2
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