HVAC/Refrigeration

ASSOCIATED TEACHERS/FACULTY

Mr. Miguel Perez and Mr. Mark Santorsola

CAREER PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

HVAC/Refrigeration Program students learn to troubleshoot issues, install, and repair a broad range of heating and cooling systems, including, window and central air conditioning, refrigeration systems, and various heating systems. Students study different heating systems; for example, gas, oil, and electrical. Experience trouble-shooting of oil- and gas-fired burners for heating systems extend students’ experience. The curriculum includes significant experience with electricity because electrical controls are involved in all of HVAC and refrigeration systems. Design and installation of refrigeration systems, including walk-in refrigerators and freezers give students a foundation on cooling systems, and this is followed with air conditioning system installation and maintenance that includes split-central and multi-zone hydronic systems. Students also are exposed to job estimating and business practices relevant to HVAC careers.

Career Paths

  • AC Service Technician
  • Energy Management
  • Oil Service
  • HVAC Sales/Parts
  • Estimator
  • Mechanical Contractor
  • Installer
  • Refrigeration Technician

Certifications

  • OSHA 10 Hour Construction
  • EPA608A Refrigerant & Recovery
  • 100 Hours Electrical Code Hours Towards Obtaining a Refrigeration License

Industry Partnerships 

  • Cranney Companies M.I.T.
  • Breen & Sullivan Olde Town Fuel ABCO
  • F.W. Webb
  • Johnstone Supply
  • Division of Professional Licensure SkillsUSA