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 2020 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.

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


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

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