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Refrigerant Management (HVAC 1105)

Total Credits: 2
Lecture Credits: 2

Description: This course is the study of all refrigerants used in today's refrigeration and air conditioning industry. This course also covers refrigerant retrofit procedures. You will examine topics such as safe handling, refrigeration oils, health hazards, application, UL classifications, ozone-depletion issues, and ozone-safe replacement refrigerants.

Topical Outline:
1. Safe Handling of refrigerants
2. Refrigerant application
3. Environmental hazards of refrigerants
4. Refrigerant oils
5. Refrigerant retrofit procedures
6. EPA Certification for Refrigerants

Learning Outcomes:
1. Demonstrate safe handling of refrigerants
2. Interpret refrigerant application
3. Identify environmental hazards of refrigerants
4. Interpret refrigerant oil application
5. Properly retrofit refrigeration systems with new refrigerant
6. Successfully become Universally certified to handle refrigerants through the EPA

Prerequisites:  HVAC 1000, HVAC 1005, HVAC 1020, and HVAC 1035