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Terre Haute Campus

Terre Haute Main Campus Greencastle

HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers

Ivy Tech Community College is offering a special training course in HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers. The focus of the training is an introduction to the operating principles and the operation industrial chillers, cooling towers, distribution systems, and auxiliary equipment. 

Contact Us to Get Started

Amy Akers at 812-298-2485

  • This course is designed for chill water system operators, system maintenance technicians, and those involved in the supervision of the operations and/or maintenance personnel of chilled water plants. 

  • The course includes a final examination and a certificate of completion.

Course Details

Upcoming course dates and times are still in the planning process.

Training cost per student is $1,999. 

Course Materials

Text used: HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers, 2nd edition, CRC Press

Class includes both lecture, homework, and homework review sessions.

Course Objectives

1. Refrigeration and cooling basics
2. Refrigeration machines
3.Chiller configurations
4. Chilled water system elements
5. Chilled water system control and
6. Thermal energy storage
7. Chiller operation and maintenance
8. Cooling tower fundamentals
9. Cooling tower components
10. Cooling Tower configurations and
11. Cooling tower controls
12. Condenser water treatment
13. Special tower considerations
14. Cooling tower operation and
15. Cooling tower performance testing