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HVAC Airmen provide comfort, quality to installation

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Pierre Hill, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilating and air conditioning journeyman, ensures the condenser coil of a portable chiller is clean and free of debris Aug. 9, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.  Portable Chillers supply necessary cooling for buildings when the main air condintioning unit does not work properly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephanie Serrano)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Pierre Hill, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilating and air conditioning journeyman, ensures the condenser coil of a portable chiller is clean and free of debris Aug. 9, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Portable Chillers supply necessary cooling for buildings when the main air condintioning unit does not work properly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephanie Serrano)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Pierre Hill, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilating and air conditioning journeyman, performs an operational check on a portable chiller unit Aug. 9, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Operational checks are performed daily to ensure the units are working properly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephanie Serrano)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Pierre Hill, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilating and air conditioning journeyman, performs an operational check on a portable chiller unit Aug. 9, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Operational checks are performed daily to ensure the units are working properly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephanie Serrano)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Pierre Hill, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilating and air conditioning journeyman, performs an operational check on a portable chiller Aug. 9, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Portable chillers are used when a building’s main air and conditioning unit malfunctions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephanie Serrano)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Pierre Hill, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilating and air conditioning journeyman, performs an operational check on a portable chiller Aug. 9, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Portable chillers are used when a building’s main air and conditioning unit malfunctions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephanie Serrano)

Norman Craig, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron contractor, creates space for a line system to an air conditioning unit Aug. 9, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base. The installed air conditioning unit will provide cool air to a military working dog kennel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephanie Serrano)

Norman Craig, 19th Civil Engineer Squadron contractor, creates space for a line system to an air conditioning unit Aug. 9, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base. The installed air conditioning unit will provide cool air to a military working dog kennel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephanie Serrano)

LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. --

The 19th Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilation and air conditioning shop is composed of 25 personnel responsible for 353 facilities on Little Rock Air Force Base. HVAC technicians work with a variety of components such as electronics, pneumatics, natural and pressurized gases, boilers and more relating to the upkeep and maintenance of HVAC systems throughout the installation. With equipment totaling approximately $1.4 billion, the shop accomplishes more than 1,600 work orders annually. Ultimately, the HVAC shop keeps $3 billion worth of base infrastructures running which directly support the Home of Combat Airlift.

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