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ESTM 427 Introduction to Whole Home Heating, Ventilation, and Cooling (HVAC)

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Course Description

Overview of equipment, design, operation of residential heating, ventilation, and cooling systems. Appliance nameplates are decoded and the role of ducts and registers is explored. Students learn to use industry software to size equipment and ducts and design a simple space-conditioning system. Major challenges to energy use in new and existing systems.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU