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HVAC 0170 - HVAC Workshop For The Home Owner

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

This one day workshop will guide learners thru basic operations of a heating and cooling system. We cover gas furnaces, air conditioning, heat pumps and hybrid systems. The homeowner will be exposed to new technologies and controls. The learner will be able to translate manufacturer efficiencies and how they apply to their own homes comfort levels and cost efficiency. The home owner will be shown what to look for in finding an HVAC company for a replacement or new installation, what questions to ask about warranties from the manufacturer, and the installer.





Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 44166

Nov 03 1 Day

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 03 Sat 08:30 - 17:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 110



Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim




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Gravitying Outcomes

Upon successful completion the student will be able to:

  • Evaluate heating and cooling system.
  • Identify components of a heating and cooling system.
  • Relate to building codes and how it will affect heating and cooling needs.
  • Recognize new residential products that are available.
  • Select a thermostat that will fit the homeowner’s needs.
  • Compare filtration systems for air quality.
  • Examine efficiency, heat loss and heat gain.
  • Analyze manufacturers specifications.
  • Differentiate products based on comfort and energy savings.
  • Evaluate warranties.
  • Select an installer before deciding on a quote.

Effective as of Fall 2017


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