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Installer and maintenance of air-conditioning systems; Air-conditioning installer; Facility operator and maintenance of air-conditioning systems.


This professional is specialised in carrying out different tasks related to the installation and maintenance of climate control systems in buildings, whether for domestic or industrial uses, air convector devices or radiation equipment. The current technology, based on the properties of compression and expansion of liquefiable gases, allows for the production of cold and heat for climate control in buildings through the use of equipment with heat pumps, aside from regulating ambient humidity and the speed of the interior air. Thanks to the ability of this equipment to improve the heating comfort inside buildings, its installation in buildings for homes, offices, factories, stores, etc. is quickly growing, helping firmly establish climate control system installer as an occupation.


  • Previously study the work space or area, organise and plan the process and mechanics of the works.
  • Interpret the plans and sketches of the climate control systems.
  • Break down the elements that must be installed.
  • Carry out the material measurements based on the plans and on site.
  • Select the basic materials and equipment.
  • Locate and set up climate control units (condensers and evaporators), heat pumps and heating/air conditioning elements
  • Plan and set up the climate control network, connecting the installation accessories.
  • Set up the taps, valves, electrical and cooling interconnection lines, control devices, automatic devices for regulating the temperature, certain switching interconnections and condensation drains.
  • Verify the systems and carry out the seal integrity tests.
  • Start up the networks.
  • Carry out the works related to maintenance, preservation and repair of climate control networks and equipment.
  • Set up and dismantle scaffolding.
  • Maintain the tools, machinery and equipment used for the work.
  • Handle the objects, tools, materials, auxiliary resources as well as the group and individual protections that are necessary for carrying out the works.

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