This course begins with a review of the refrigerant cycle and system components and covers terminology used in the trade, principles of refrigeration, and identification of basic system components. Students practice with tools and shop equipment of the trade, including instruction in standard procedures and safety measures. They study and service self-contained air-cooled residential systems. The course covers appliance repair such as washers, dryers, and microwaves and gives special attention to safety. NOTE: The co-requisite HVAC 1020 can be taken concurrently or have previously been completed.