186 Economizer Certificate Course
HVAC Economizer systems are an often misunderstood, yet essential component of successful energy efficiency and air comfort / quality strategies in commercial building applications. The goal of this course is to provide the working field technician and HVAC student with an understanding of the importance of correctly installed and operating economizers, what they are, how they work and how the service technician can maintain, troubleshoot and ensure the correct operation of these systems. This certificate course is applicable to Title 24 in the State of California, and adheres to the ACCA/ASHRAE Standard 180 Quality Maintenance protocols. This course is offered in two levels:
- Economizer “Qualified” Certificate which does not require completion of the optional module 186-3.
- Economizer “Master” Certificate requires successful completion of module 186-3.
Recommended Prerequisites: You will want to have a strong working knowledge of basic HVACR fundamentals prior to enrollment into this advanced course. The Economizer Qualified Certificate course is NATE recognized for 15 hours of continuing education (CEHs) applicable to NATE re-certification, and BPI recognized for 7.5 continuing education units (CEUs). The Economizer Master Certificate course is NATE recognized for 18 hours of continuing education (CEHs) applicable to NATE re-certification, and BPI recognized for 9 continuing education units (CEUs).
Each course purchase allows 60 days enrollment to complete. Must obtain a 75% or higher to obtain CEU recognition. Course provides you with a Subject Matter Expert (mentor) to assist with questions and all course materials for the duration of the course.