ACR 250 - Cooling and Dehumidification

ACR 250 - Cooling and Dehumidification is a online course that is part of the the Air Conditioning Technology Program. It is a 3-credit hour course that explains the working characteristics of air conditioning systems with air and water cooled condensers. Covers line, low voltage and and pneumatic controls.
Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Gateway Community and Technical College
Project Name:
Innovative Multi-Industry Partnership and Career Training (IMPACT)
air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, online

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
HVAC industry partners provided feedback at advisory meetings.
Industry Sector:
Manufacturing -- Machinery Manufacturing -- Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing (3334)
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations -- Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers (49-9021)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians (47)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Diploma
  • Certificate
  • Credential
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
12 weeks
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Note:
ACR 250 - Cooling and Dehumidification is a course in Air Conditioning Technology. It is an online, 3-credit hour course. The content explains working characteristics of air conditioning systems with air and water cooled condensers. Covers line, low voltage and pneumatic controls.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Quality Matters
Course Note:
This course is required for: Environmental Control System Services Certificate - 26 credits; Domestic Air Conditioner and Furnace Installer Certificate - 37 credits; Heating,Ventilation and Air Conditioning Mechanic - 48-54 credits; General Occupation/Technical Studies AAS - 61-66 credits


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