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BCT 130 - EPA Clean Air Act: Section 608

1 Credits, 1 Contact Hours
1 lecture period 0 lab periods

Freon certification preparation. Includes basics of refrigerant bearing equipment, ozone depletion and the new legislation, technician categories covered on the certification examination, and certification testing.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe the basis of refrigerant bearing equipment.
  2. State details of ozone depletion, legislation and the rules for implementation.
  3. Describe specific technical details for the three technician categories.
  4. Identify correct answers on sample test questions and myths and realities about the EPA exam.

  1. Basics of Refrigerant Bearing Equipment
    1. Cooling circuit measurements
    2. Cooling circuit operation
    3. Compressor lubricants
    4. Leak detection
    5. Charging
    6. Refrigerant families and new refrigerants
  2. Ozone Depletion and New Legislation
    1. Rules for implementation
    2. Recovery, recycling, and reclaiming vapor and liquid
  3. Technician Categories Covered on Certification Examination
    1. Small appliances
    2. High pressure appliances
    3. Low pressure appliances
  4. Certification Testing
    1. Sample questions
    2. Myths and realities
    3. A new professionalism
    4. Focused study questions

Effective Term:
Summer 2015

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