AIR 276 - Refrigerant Usage EPA Certification

Course Description

Effective: 2015-01-01

Prepares HVAC technicians for a refrigerant certification test mandated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Reviews refrigerant recovery, recycle, and reclamation procedures for service work associated with air conditioning and refrigeration. Examines environmental impact including ozone depletion resulting from refrigeration utilization.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
1-2 credits

General Course Purpose

The course is intended to prepare HVAC/R technicians for an EPA certification test that is required of all persons who maintain, service, repair, or dispose of appliances that contain regulated refrigerants. The course is not a substitute for formal technical refrigeration training and/or experience.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Students should have previous training and/or working knowledge of vapor-compression, common service equipment and procedures in HVAC/R.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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