The HVAC program prepares students for careers in air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration, and sheet metal fabrication.
Environmental Systems is approved as a Completer Program (a graduation requirement option).
Environmental Systems may grant 10 student service learning hours per level.
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All of the construction programs are certified by the National Center for Construction.
Accociated Builders and Contractors: Each construction program is associated with ABC. The following is from their website: "ABC, as the sole association in the United States devoted exclusively to protect the merit shop construction industry, truly represents the entire construction team. ABC members range from emerging companies to multi-billion-dollar international firms. It includes general contractors, specialty contractors in all areas of construction, industry material, equipment suppliers and professionals. Because of the broad diversity of its membership, ABC offers a tremendous array of services and programs to meet the specifice needs of its members."
- Installation and maintenance of oil, gas, electric, and heat pump forced air-heating systems
- Mechanics of compressors
- Understanding the role of condensers and evaporators
- Measurement of electrical components
- Electric motors
- Residential air-conditioning systems
- Refrigerant recovery
- Blueprint reading and wiring diagrams
- Compression / refrigeration cycle
- Technological Design
- Advanced Design Applications
- Math elective beyond Algebra II
- Public Speaking
- Technological Issues and Impacts
- Business Communication and Keyboarding
- Internship (.5-1)
- Licensed Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Specialist
- Licensed Plumber
- Maintenance Worker
- Military Service
- Oil Burner Mechanic
- Pipe Fitter
- Plumbing Inspector
- Sheet Metal Worker
- Steam Fitter
- Apprentice Programs
- Articulation: Receives Credit Toward Apprenticeship
- Military Services
For more information about careers in the HVAC field, please check out this link to the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.