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HVA 1221 Heating Systems

Introduction to the basic concepts of all heating systems found in light commercial applications for the experienced and inexperienced in HVAC. A comprehensive presentation of HVAC systems, including rooftop packaged systems, heat pumps, packaged low-pressure boiler systems, and packaged unitary heaters. Includes low-pressure hot water and steam generation, including the fundamentals of heat generation in water-based heating systems. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015

Course Outcomes
  • Explain the combustion process.
  • Describe the different types of water treatment and when and where they are used.
  • Describe the proper application and safe use of various fuel sources.
  • Describe the proper use of fuel economizers.
  • Describe the sequence of operation in basic systems.
  • Identify different types of boilers.
  • Explain the concept of radiant heating.
  • Discussions and examples of good and proper customer service addressing ethical issues within the business.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Lab: 2 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: HVAC-R Engineering Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Not currently offered this term