H.E.A.T.
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Student Outcome Assessments for High Schools

The HEAT is On!

H.E.A.T. is an end-of-program high school assessment that provides instructors with the information needed to evaluate the efficacy of their high school HVACR program.


High School Assessment - H.E.A.T.

Heating Electrical Air Conditioning Technology H.E.A.T. is a 100-question, end-of-program, high school student outcome assessment. To accommodate geographical differences, two versions are available, one that reflects oil heat, and the other gas heat.

The examination covers:

  • Electrical theory
  • Electrical safety
  • Electrical components
  • Fundamental motors and capacitors
  • Electrical troubleshooting
  • Interpreting electrical diagrams
  • Electrical meter usage
  • Air conditioning and refrigeration theory
  • Air conditioning systems and components
  • Air conditioning equipment service
  • Air conditioning troubleshooting
  • Refrigerant flow control theory and application
  • Heating systems and components
  • Combustion theory and heating fuels
  • Heating safety
  • Furnace installation and service
  • Furnace troubleshooting
  • Safety

H.E.A.T. Plus

H.E.A.T. Plus is a multi-exam package that includes:

  • 100-question H.E.A.T. exam
  • 25-question core exam on: computer literacy, safety, related math, employability skills, work ethics
  • Hands-on performance test

Comparative Analysis Reports

Proctors can log in to review candidate test results and access detailed statistical reports. These reports help instructors pinpoint strengths and weaknesses in their instruction. Additionally, these reports aid the program in documentation for Perkins compliance. The top of the report provides information on how the class did on the exam. The bottom of the report shows how others did nationally on the same exam.


Students who successfully pass these exams are awarded a certificate of achievement.

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Becoming a Proctor is Easy!

HVACR wholesalers, educators and trainers interested in proctoring exams should email their completed proctor application to customerservice@escogroup.org or fax it to 1-800-546-3726.

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Comparative Analysis Reports

Proctors can log in to review candidate test results and access detailed statistical reports.

Comparative Analysis Report