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HVAC Energy Management Technician (CVHVEM)

Advanced Certificate

This program is being discontinued. Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2022 semester.

If you have questions about this program please contact a program advisor or contact a general student advisor.


In this program, students will learn about the operation of HVAC commercial equipment and techniques used to reduce energy consumption. Topics such as boiler efficiency, chiller energy use and absorption cooling energy usage are emphasized. The reduction of energy consumption to reduce building energy costs will be the focus of energy audits.

Admissions Requirements

Completion of the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration - Residential (CTHVRR) certificate or HVA 101 or industry experience.

Continuing Eligibility

Students must earn a "C" or better in all courses.

Contact Information

Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Heating, Ventilation, A/C Dept
Robert Carter
Julie N. (Niki) Lee


(Items marked in orange are available online.)
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
HVA 201 Energy Audits 4
HVA 220 Managing Chiller Energy Usage 4
HVA 225 Managing Absorption Cooling Energy Usage 4
HVA 230 Commercial Boiler Efficiency 4
HVA 235 Building Automation 4
Total 20
Total Credits Required

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