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AHR 212 Advanced Comfort Systems

Lecture: 2 Lab: 6 Clinic: 0 Credits: 4
This course covers water-cooled comfort systems, water-source/geothermal heat pumps, and high efficiency heat pump systems including variable speed drives and controls. Emphasis is placed on the application, installation, and servicing of water-source systems and the mechanical and electronic control components of advanced comfort systems. Upon completion, students should be able to test, analyze, and troubleshoot water-cooled comfort systems, water-source/geothermal heat pumps, and high efficiency heat pumps.

Pre-requisite(s): AHR 114 .
Course is typically offered in Summer.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials, and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
  2. Identify components of water-cooled comfort systems, water-source/geothermal heat pumps, and high efficiency heat pumps.
  3. Contrast standard heat pumps with high efficiency heat pumps.
  4. 4Diagnose electrical problems and control circuit problems using systematic troubleshooting procedure.
  5. Describe geothermal heat pump operation.
  6. Adjust duct systems for proper airflow.