ERIC Number: ED327659
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Residential and Light Commercial HVAC. Teacher Edition.
Stephenson, David; Fulkerson, Dan, Ed.
This curriculum guide contains 18 units of instruction for a competency-based course in residential and light commercial heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC). Introductory materials include a competency profile and an instructional/task analysis that correlates job training with related information for this course. Each instructional unit includes some or all of these basic components: performance objectives; suggested activities for teachers and students; information sheets; assignment sheets; job sheets; visual aids; tests; and answer keys. Units are planned for more than one lesson or class period. A list of tools, equipment, and materials and an alphabetical list of 38 references are provided. Unit topics include: psychometrics for residential HVAC; residential load calculations; residential duct design and sizing; residential air treatment; psychrometrics for light commercial HVAC; load calculations for light commercial HVAC; light commercial system design; light commercial air treatment; standard gas-fired furnaces; high-efficiency gas-fired furnaces; oil-fired furnaces; electrical heating systems; cooling systems; heat pump systems; balance points; introduction to hydronics; customer relations; and service operations. (YLB)
Descriptors: Air Conditioning, Air Conditioning Equipment, Behavioral Objectives, Buildings, Competency Based Education, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Fuel Consumption, Fuels, Heating, Housing, Industrial Arts, Learning Activities, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Units of Study, Utilities, Ventilation
Mid-American Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Inc., 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (order no. CN601701: $41.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Mid-America Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Stillwater, OK.