Air Conditioning Environmental Controls Certificate


The Air Conditioning and Energy Management Certificate provides students with a career path for attaining the communication skills, practical knowledge, and technical training necessary for pursuing a career in controls and energy management. Students completing this certificate will develop an advanced understanding of building controls and energy management. To earn this certificate, students must complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (21 units):
AC/R 100 C Principles of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer3
AC/R 110 CAir Conditioning I3
AC/R 137 C Blueprints and Dimension Analysis (formerly AC/R 037 C)2
AC/R 105 C Electricity for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration I3
AC/R 106 C Electricity for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration II3
AC/R 115 CGas Heat Transfer Systems3
AC/R 135 C Solar Energy for Heat & Cool2
AC/R 220 C A/C Controls and Energy Management2
Total Units21