If you are looking for a college where you can prepare for a career in a field with real potential, then the Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology program at Pikes Peak Community College is where you need to enroll. We offer the theory and hands-on training that you will need to get a start in the HVAC field. Our instructors are not just college professors but also have many years’ experience in the field. Come check us out, a great place to start you career.
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CMHE, HVAC Department Chairman
Teaches mornings and afternoons 1st and 2nd year classes
Don started his career in the HVAC/R field some 30 years ago. He has worked for residential and commercial and supermarkets companies in Kansas, Utah and Colorado. He has worked in areas of installation, service and energy management and he has been service manager for 3 companies and performed in house training in almost every company he worked for. He has taught professional for 5 years and has been department chairman here at PPCC for 3 years. In June 2012 he received his “Certified Master HVAC/R Educator” credential
Tim is a native to Colorado Springs. He tagged along with his father who was a plumber at an early age and picked up the trade and then advanced into the mechanical trade having worked in both fields for several companies here in Colorado Springs. In 2001, he joined the Regional Building Department as a plumbing and mechanical inspector. In 2008, he advanced to review plumbing plans and help out with mechanical reviews and code related items. He is currently still employed at Regional and in 2009 he was asked and agreed to teach mechanical codes at Pikes Peak Community College at night.
Operations Maintenance Manager
HVA 112, 241
Allen started doing plumbing, heating and A/C (PHAC) work out of high school in 1980. In 1982 he graduated from a Vo-Tech for PHAC. In 1999 he earned a degree in Construction Science and Management. He has worked in residential/commercial; plumbing, heating, air conditioning, electrical and refrigeration, property management and working for a maintenance shop in Germany and a critical care hospital. He currently has the Operations Maintenance Manager position at the college where he oversees the HVAC/R, electrical, structural and grounds departments. He started teaching spring 2011.