With the Commercial, Industrial HVAC/R & Green Building Performance Certificate of Completion students will have an in-depth background in commercial and industrial refrigeration, steam and hot water boilers and boiler controls, chillers and chiller controls, green building performance and building automation controls. Students will create system designs which will include calculating building loads; duct design, performance analysis, and code enforcement.
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Completion of this certificate will allow students to pursue the Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology Associate of Applied Science degree. This associate degree prepares students for further studies that will ultimately qualify them for faster career advancement and greater earning potential.
Many of the courses in this program are transferable and some may be applied to four-year degree programs at other institutions. CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges and universities in New Mexico and elsewhere.
Graduates are employed by local service and installation contractors as well as local manufacturers, hospitals and facilities. As a result of completing the two (2) certificates, students have acquired the training for successful acceptance in the HVAC/R industry. With additional on the job training, students can apply for the New Mexico Journeyman’s exams.
Career and technical education courses in this program will qualify for credit for a period of ten academic years. Due to changing technologies, trends, and professional demands, courses completed ten or more years in the past will satisfy program requirements only if they are approved by the instructional school in which they were offered. Cohorted programs may have additional restrictions.