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HVAC Engineering Technology (HET)
Engineering, Math & Physical Sciences


The following course information is effective for the Fall 2010 term.

Subj CatNoCourse TitleUnits   
HET 290Building Insulation4 units  

This course covers heat flow, building science, building envelope, construction practices, material costs, moisture concerns, proper insulation techniques, and commercial and residential HVAC systems including equipment selection, layout, piping techniques, troubleshooting, codes, preventive maintenance, multiple systems, and system accessories. Students will also learn about building and piping insulating, and residential and commercial insulation codes.

NOTE: Student will be required to purchase basic hand tools used in this and other HVACR courses.

Prerequisite: HET 230 and MTH 114 or higher or appropriate score on Math Placement test or Math ACT score of 17 or higher; and minimum APT score of 122 OR minimum CELSA score of 50; or Language Proficiency; or Consent of Instructor

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