Heating, Ventilation, A/C & Refrigeration

In the past 60 years, the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) field has experienced massive technological changes. It has gone from the era of the iceman to that of the educated and highly trained technician.

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration technicians are primarily trained in the service, repair, maintenance and installation of heating, cooling and refrigeration equipment including domestic, residential, commercial and industrial systems.

Career preparation requires extensive educational training in refrigeration systems, electrical/electronic controls, pneumatic controls, cooling and heating systems, duct design, fabrication and residential and commercial heat gained and loss calculations.

Some of the opportunities for employment in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration include: Engineers in sales, application and operating. Technicians in testing, equipment installers, preventive maintenance, service and repair, wholesale and sheet metal specialist.

Degree Plans Faculty Staff Resources

Faculty
Name E-mail Phone Location
Jasso, Jose jjose28 956-872-6204 Tech C-138
Garza, Eliseo O. egarza83 956-872-6153 Tech A-107
Munoz, Alejandro amunoz_8465 956-872-2769 Tech C-140
Martinez, Jorge jsmartinez 956-872-6269 Tech B-226
Noriega, Rolando rnoriega 956-872-6114 Tech B-224
Perez, Arnold aperez 956-872-6194 Tech B-225
Quintero, Esteban equintero 956-872-2721 Tech B-229
Sanchez, Guadalupe gvsanchez 956-872-2797 Tech B-227
Ybarra, Rick rybarra 956-872-6162 Tech B-133
Zamarripa, Arturo az 956-872-6122 Tech B-228

For faculty not listed, please contact the department.

Staff
Name E-mail Phone Location
Arredondo, Chelsea - Faculty Secretary carredondo_8964 956-872-6258 Tech E-701
Tijerina, Robert rtijerina_9316 956-872-1630 Tech B-112