Jeff Patronek, Program Coordinator
The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning program will prepare you for this growing field with courses on all phases of residential and commercial installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair. It includes forced air, hot water and steam heating, gas and oil burner systems, along with hands-on air conditioning and heat pump technology.
The plumbing aspect of the program provides instruction in the basic skills required by the plumber in the construction of residential housing and commercial buildings. The program ranges from the installation of waste and sewage lines to the installation of potable water lines and plumbing fixtures.
Alfred State air conditioning and heating technology graduates may enter directly into the technology management BBA degree program.
Employment and continuing education rate of 100 percent – 79 percent are employed; 21 percent continued their education.
Applicants in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning program must meet the following physical requirements:
TYPICAL FOUR-SEMESTER PROGRAM
|BLCT||3413||Bluprint Readng-Bldg Construct||3|
|BLCT||3423||Pipe Fitting - Math Estimating||3|
|BLCT||3433||Cop Pipe & Tub, Water Sys Des||3|
|BLCT||3443||Drainage Systems & Piping||3|
|BLCT||3453||Plumb Trade History & Safety||3|
|BLCT||3463||Watr Heatrs-Plumb Fix Inst/Rpr||3|
|BLCT||4143||Basic House Wiring-Forced Air||3|
|BLCT||4153||Sheet Metal Fabrication||3|
|BLCT||4163||Mid & Hi Effy Furn-Alt Warm Ar||3|
|BLCT||4173||Sheet Mtl Air Dist Systm &Vent||3|
|BLCT||4183||Sheet Metal Trade Safety||3|
|BLCT||3473||Heating Fuels-Comb Theo&Troubl||3|
|BLCT||3493||Forced Air Furnace Controls||3|
|BLCT||3503||Hydro Comp, Circu Pump&Ht Emit||3|
|BLCT||3513||Hydronic Controls and Motors||3|
|BLCT||3523||Hydronic Funda & Heat Sources||3|
|BLCT||3533||Hydronic Piping Systems||3|
|BLCT||4203||Air Cond Components & Install||3|
|BLCT||4213||Air Conditioning Fundamentals||3|
|BLCT||4223||Air Cond Perf & Trou & Ht Pump||3|
|BLCT||4233||Heat Loss & Heat Gain||3|
|BLCT||4243||Refrigeration Handling Cert||3|
|BLCT||4253||Residential Duct System Design||3|
A student must successfully complete all courses in the prescribed four-semester program and earn a minimum cumulative index of 2.0, which is equivalent to a “C” average.