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​Commercial Gas Heating

                  Commercial Gas Heating Certificate of Achievement
The Commercial Gas Heating offers the students the opportunity to learn the academic, occupational, communication, and technical training skills needed by entry level technicians in the commercial Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration industry. Students completing this certificate will develop multiple skills that include real-world knowledge of combustion theory and application, combustion analysis, equipment tools, heating systems and components, electrical troubleshooting, heating safety, fuel properties, carbon monoxide measurements, safety, and health effects, building pressure measurements, static pressure, pressure imbalances, combustion appliance zone testing, and furnace installation and service. This curriculum was developed in collaboration with several community colleges and industry partners to provide a path to various commercial Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration career areas including, but not limited to facilities maintenance, building engineer, manufacturing, design, installation, service, sales, and entrepreneurship.
George Brown gjbrown@collegeofthedesert.edu; 760-568-3238
Ramiro Galicia rgalicia@collegeofthedesert.edu; 760-674-7833 
Dept. No. Title Units
Required Courses:
ACR 60 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration I 3
ACR 64 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration  Electricity I 3
​ACR 65​​ Air Conditioning & Refrigeration  Electricity II 3​
​ACR ​76 Facilities Maintenance – Chillers ​3
​ACR ​80 Gas Heating ​3
​ACR ​84 ​Boiler and Hydronic Heating ​3