Courses of Study

Architecture and Construction, Grade 9 - 12, Heating and Heat Pump Systems, 2009

1.) Demonstrate safety rules, regulations, and procedures for heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR).

2.) Determine temperature rise across a gas furnace.

3.) Determine the condition of a combustion chamber.

4.) Practice techniques for heating system component replacement.

Examples: fan-limit control, gas valve, transformer, wall thermostat, blower motor

5.) Determine airflow for a heat pump.

6.) Determine the condition of a heating element.

7.) Determine the condition of motor and blower for HVACR systems.

8.) Demonstrate the procedure for checking sequencers.

9.) Describe components of an electric heat pump.

10.) Demonstrate the procedure to test and replace components of an electric heat pump.

11.) Perform preventive maintenance on HVACR equipment.

Examples: gas-fueled equipment, electric heating equipment, forced-air furnaces, air handlers, electronic air cleaners, humidifiers, indoor and outdoor heat pump coils

12.) Estimate material and labor costs for HVACR system installation and repairs.