Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers, often called HVACR technicians, work on heating, ventilation, cooling, and refrigeration systems that control the temperature and air quality in buildings.
What do they typically do
- Use blueprints or design specifications to install or repair HVACR systems
- Connect systems to fuel and water supply lines, air ducts, and other components
- Install electrical wiring and controls and test for proper operation
- Inspect and maintain customers' HVACR systems
- Test individual components to determine necessary repairs
- Repair or replace worn or defective parts
- Determine HVACR systems' energy use and make recommendations to improve efficiency
- Travel to worksites
HVAC/R I - Honors
We don't notice the air conditioners and heaters in our homes until they stop working. Who are you going to call? This course is designed for you to develop basic HVAC skills. You will learn terminology, trade mathematics, basic electricity, heating, cooling, air distribution systems, and basic copper soldering and brazing. **This course receives Honors Credit.
Advance your HVAC skills to learn basic technician practices. You will learn alternating current, compressors, refrigerants and oils, leak detection, evacuation, recovery and charging, metering devices, heat pumps, and basic maintenance.
Broaden your skills to becoming an HVAC technician. In this course, you will learn advanced skills in flexible duct systems, commercial airside systems, and air quality equipment.