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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BM 266 - Green HVAC & Plumbing

Credit Hours: 3

The primary focus of this course is to provide the students with the knowledge and practical experience necessary to install, maintain and troubleshoot mechanical systems. Many of the green sustainable systems will utilize traditional technology with alternative energy sources for power. Students will learn concepts of water conservation methods for distribution systems and fixtures which will enable them to gain practical experience with plumbing and heating systems and then fluid distribution systems. Students will learn concepts of conservation methods of water for both fixture and distribution selection.

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

  • apply the basic principles of various HVAC, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and electronic systems commonly found in the building and facilities industry;
  • demonstrate the ability to operate hand and power tools safely and effectively in order to maximize efficiency in the work environment;
  • analyze and perform preventative and predictive maintenance in order to maximize efficiency and safety in the work environment;
  • recognize and utilize basic maintenance management principles in a mechanical environment; and
  • analyze and perform the skill sets required to be a competent maintenance technician.

F/S (C, N)