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HVA 1241 HVAC Installation Techniques & Practices

Basic practices required for new installation and replacement of HVAC equipment including an introduction to sheet metal skills, and copper and black pipe plumbing. Hands-on skills and code requirements will be stressed along with good safety practices. Includes installation of a complete residential HVACR system. One classroom, six lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: HVAC-R Engineering Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: HVA 1201 


  • Describe and demonstrate the safe use of common sheet metal shop tools.
  • Describe and demonstrate the safe use of sheet metal and hand tools.
  • Demonstrate safe and proper techniques for measuring, cutting and threading black pipe and soldering copper.
  • Install a functioning residential HVACR system.
  • Locate and state applicable code requirements and list resources required for a proper installation.
  • Perform simple sheet metal layout procedures.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 6