HVAC1140 Central Air Conditioners

This course will assist the student in developing skills for installing, troubleshooting and servicing central air conditioners.




HVAC1000, HVAC1040 and HVAC1110

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Compare condensing unit locations
Compare refrigerants
Diagram refrigerant components
Identify evaporator installation criteria
Identify lineset installation criteria
Examine air distribution system
Diagram electrical wiring
Identify thermostat location
Identify start-up proceedures
Calculate total air flow
Calculate air balancing
Repair mechanical system
Repair electrical system
Repair air flow system
Compare SEER ratings

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Credit Details