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Source 2016-17 Dunwoody Career Services Annual Report

HVAC Installation & Residential Service

Prepare for a career in the HVAC installation industry—working in a wide array of fields, including residential, commercial, and industrial—with a degree in HVAC Installation & Residential Service.


Job Inquiries Per Graduate

Source 2016-17 Dunwoody Career Services Annual Report

Accredited by HVAC Excellence

2 Years

Graduates earn an associate of applied science degree



Sheet Metal Lab

Learn how to develop, fabricate, and install ducts and fittings.
  • Zone system for creating wiring mock ups and three installation trainers for hooking sheet metal, A-coils, venting, gas piping, and electrical to furnaces
  • Shears, punches, lockformers, edgers, folders and formers for cutting, forming and finishing ductwork and fittings
  • 5 hand-operated sheet metal bending machines
  • 3 solder stations and 2 spot welders

Commercial Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Lab

Learn about the systems used to heat and air condition commercial spaces as well as equipment used in refrigeration of commercial goods such as perishable...
  • A centralized commercial air handler and a building automation system, both using Johnson Controls systems
  • 17 roof top units, six variable air volume boxes, 5 power roof ventilators, 2 cooling towers, 2 chillers, and 3 make-up air units for air conditioning and ventilation
  • 2 industrial burners, 2 commercial gas burners, 1 steam boiler and 2 heat pumps for heating
  • A wide assortments of ice cream machines, ice machines, beverage dispensers, coolers, walk-ins, and refrigerators

Motor Lab

Learn the fundamentals of the types of motors used in the HVAC field.
  • 10 various permanent split capacitor 120 and 240 volt motors
  • 10 various split phase 120 and 240 volt motors
  • 8 various capacitor start 120 and 240 volt motors
  • 10 various shade pole-style 120 and 240 volt motors

Electrical/Thermal Science Lab

Learn the basics of electrical and thermal science.
  • Breadboards for electrical experiments and controls
  • Equipment for BTU transfer, gain, and loss experiments
  • A diverse array of air balancing testers and tools