The Plano Campus (Spring Creek) is closed through Sunday, March 14th due to weather damage. All classes at the Plano Campus (Spring Creek) will be online until further notice and students should contact their professors with any questions.
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Marketable Skills

 
HVAC (HEATING, VENTILATION, AIR CONDITIONING) MARKETABLE SKILLS
• Service heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems to improve efficiency, such as changing filters, cleaning ducts, or balancing air flow using gauges, meters and instruments specific to the trade.
• Transport, recover, and dispose of refrigerants in accordance with EPA 608 regulations.
• Adjust expansion valves and flow controls according to specifications and charge system with proper type of refrigerant by pumping the specified gas or fluid into the system.
• Adjust or replace worn or defective mechanical parts and reassemble repaired systems.
• Test pipes, tubing joints, or connections for leaks using pressure gauges, electronic leak detection, or soap-and-water solutions; braze or solder tubing and components to repair defective joints and leaks.
• Test electrical circuits or components for continuity, using electrical test equipment; repair or replace defective electrical equipment, components, or wiring.
• Use effective communication skills to discuss heating or cooling system malfunctions and repairs with users/customers.
• Work effectively and professionally with peers, managers, customers, and other stakeholders to complete work in a timely and professional manner.
• Work ethically, responsibly, and conscientiously on a daily basis to provide professional service of equipment and facilities.
 
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