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The HVA Gaming project was a collaborative effort between RRCC and PPCC designed to incorporate a first-person gaming simulation into the existing HVAC curriculum. In order to deliver the gaming simulation to students, RRCC and Interplay Energy adapted an HVAC simulation program developed by Delmar/Cengage Learning. The interactive gaming interface created a more engaging and exciting learning experience for students while sharpening HVAC troubleshooting skills. Although there is no substitute for hands-on lab time, access to the simulation software gave students the ability to greatly increase their virtual lab time. Student feedback surveys, which were collected both before using the simulation software and after using it, generated very positive remarks. This project also allowed for the creation of a hybrid class, giving students another learning option.