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HAC 224 - HVAC Installation


Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: HAC 201 , HAC 202  

 
Description
This course focuses on green building performance, which is dependent upon the quality of the installed HVAC system. This course includes the procedures and practices of fabrication, installation, sealing and duct blower testing of a duct system. The course also includes the installation procedures and practices of related components of a furnace and air conditioner installation, including black iron pipe, copper tubing, plastic pipe and Corregated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST), along with National Electric Code (NEC) requirements for electrical installations.


Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Cut, fit and seal sheet metal duct.
  2. Discuss the application of flex duct and fiberglass ductboard duct.
  3. Recognize green building performance standards and duct blower testing.
  4. Cut, ream and connect plastic and copper pipe and cut, ream and thread black iron pipe.
  5. Install a fused disconnect for a furnace, air conditioner and a 120v outlet.
  6. Install a 90%+ furnace and an R-410A refrigerant air conditioner.
  7. Install an 80% furnace and an R-410A refrigerant air conditioner.
  8. Troubleshoot venting and confined space issues.
  9. Charge an air conditioner on start-up.
  10. Follow proper procedure to start-up a furnace and air conditioner.
Listed Topics
  1. Sheet metal
  2. Pipe: black pipe, plastic pipe, copper tubing and CSST
  3. Electrical considerations and safety
  4. Installing air conditioners and furnaces
  5. Furnaces
  6. R-410A air conditioning systems
  7. Troubleshooting
  8. Green building performance standards
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 04/18/2011


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