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Codes and Standards of HVAC Equipment and Systems

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After attending the seminar, you will be able to:

  • Identify & understand recent changes introduced in the codes/standards & their implications on the design & operation of HVAC equipment & systems
  • Plan & design HVAC equipment & systems in compliance with applicable codes & standards
  • Identify & Select procedures for efficient operation of various HVAC equipment & systems
  • Understand which compliance option is most suitable for a given circumstance
  • Identify regulations which pertain to your own specific situation
  • Gain insight into how to modify/adjust current systems in order to comply


Proper design & operation of HVAC Equipment & Systems not only requires a thorough understanding of relevant codes & standards, but also it requires one to stay up-to date with all frequent changes introduced in these codes & standards. This course enables participants to be knowledgeable with HVAC systems with respect to requirements of Part 5 (Environmental Separation) & Part 6 (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) of the Provincial Building Code. The course also covers information on applicable standards such as ASHRAE standards 55, 62.1, & 90.1. Case studies & workshops will be used to explore the prescriptive compliance options & the performance compliance options available in these codes/standards.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction – Psychrometric representation and analysis of commonly used HVAC cycles
  • Overview of various HVAC Systems
  • Building Code Sections pertain to HVAC Systems
  • Codes and Standards applicable for design and operation of HVAC Systems
  • ASHRAE Standard 55 - Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy
  • ASHRAE Standard 62.1 - Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality
  • ASHRAE Standard 90.1 - Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings

Who Should Attend
Builders, Designers, HVAC Contractors & Building Inspectors. • Design & Project Engineers &Technologists • Plant & Facility Engineers • Consultants • Mechanical Engineers & Technologists• Maintenance & Operation Personnel.

Course Rating
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