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Green HVAC Commercial

                Green HVAC Commercial Certificate of Achievement
Green HVAC Commercial offers the students the opportunity to learn the academic, occupational, communication, and technical training skills needed by entry level technicians in the commercial Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry. Students completing this certificate will develop multiple skills that include real-world knowledge of air conditioning and refrigeration theory and application, equipment tools, systems and components, fundamentals of motors and capacitors, interpreting electrical diagrams, building automation controls, control networks, principles of hydronic heat, boilers, chillers, duct and envelope testing, air supply and delivery, system evacuation and charging, troubleshooting, equipment service and installation, energy conservation, design, and safety. This curriculum was developed in collaboration with several community colleges and industry partners to provide a path to various commercial Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) career areas.  
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 61​ Air Conditioning & Refrigeration I ​3
ACR 64 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration  Electricity I 3
​ACR 65​​ Air Conditioning & Refrigeration  Electricity II 3​
​ACR ​75 ​HVACR Systems Design ​3
​ACR ​76 Facilities Maintenance – Chillers ​3
​ACR ​77 ​Energy Conservation Methods for HVACR ​3
​ACR 78​ ​Safe Refrigerant Handling & Management 3​​
​ACR ​83 All Weather Heating & Cooling Systems ​3
​ACR ​84 ​Boiler and Hydronic Heating ​3
​ACR 90​ ​Building Automation Fundamentals ​3
​BIT 20​ California Mechanical Codes 2​