Programs of Study
Distributed Digital Control in Air Conditioning
Degree Type: Certificate
Semester Credit Hours: 15
First Semester - 15 SCH
HART 1351 - Energy Management
HART 2334 - Advanced Air Conditioning Controls
HART 2342 - Commercial Refrigeration
HART 2343 - Industrial Air Conditioning
HART 2350 - HVAC Zone Controls
- Modify, maintain, or repair electronics equipment or systems to ensure proper functioning.
- Replace defective components or parts, using hand tools and precision instruments.
- Set up and operate specialized or standard test equipment to diagnose, test, or analyze the performance of electronic components, assemblies, or systems.
- Read blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, or engineering instructions for assembling electronics units, applying knowledge of electronic theory and components.
- Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, working with manufacturers or field representatives as necessary to procure replacement parts.
- EPA recovery and certification.
- HVAC and Refrigeration controls.
- Installation, programming, service, and troubleshooting of Distributed Digital Control Systems.
- Heat load calculation and duct design.
- Install, troubleshoot and repair refrigerators, freezers, and window air conditioners.
- Install, troubleshoot and repair split or package residential air conditioning systems, including electric furnaces, gas furnaces and heat pumps.
- Install, troubleshoot and repair split and package commercial air conditioning and refrigeration systems.
- Install, program, troubleshoot and repair residential, commercial and industrial Distributed Digital control systems.
- Become certified to handle CFC’s, HCFC’s, and HFC’s.
Texas wage data: workers on average earn $69,310; 10% of workers earn $41,680 or less; 10% of workers earn $99,200 or more.
Consulting; Controls technician; Customer service; Dispatcher/ Coordinator; Distributor; Distributor counter sales; Energy auditor; Equipment performance testing specialist; Estimator; Field technical specialist; Field supervisor; HVAC equipment dealer; IAQ inspector; Inside sales and outside sales; Installer; Product technical support; Project manager; Public relations; Purchasing; Sheet metal fabrication; Parts store manager; Technical training instructor; Shop maintenance; Service technician; Contractor.
High School Endorsements
Business and Industry
Additional Educational Opportunities
Associate of Applied Science in Air Conditioning