HVA 101: Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning I

This course introduces the concept of thermodynamics and principles of refrigeration. Major units covered include 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. HVAC mathematics will be introduced and used to convert temperatures between Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 2

Class offerings by semester

Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Summer 2021 
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Description Hours
Credits  4
Lecture Hours 60
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 30
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 90
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