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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BM 246 - Heating Systems II

Credit Hours: 3

A course reviewing HVAC systems and boilers commonly used in commercial facilities. The operating principles of heat pumps, their system components, as well as heating distribution systems. The course will also cover typical roof-top HVAC units, their system, distribution, controls and diagnostic troubleshooting. Additional heating topics will include: low pressure boilers, their operations, boiler fittings, steam accessories, draft control, safety water treatment and maintenance.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • recognize and explain heat transfer methods;
  • illustrate and understand commercial forced hot air systems;
  • apply all operation maintenance concepts to troubleshoot HVAC systems;
  • understanding of all steam boiler systems;
  • demonstrate an understanding of heat pump theory and operation;
  • analyze and troubleshoot heat pumps; and
  • apply proper service & recordkeeping procedures for HVAC systems.



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