Course Catalogue.

Design, Operation and Maintenance of HVAC Systems

<< Back to Course Catalogue

After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply and use psychrometry to understand the design and operation of various HVAC systems
  • Recognize and understand the operation of a wide range of HVAC systems
  • Select and identify the most suitable HVAC system for various practical applications
  • Develop an outline of a complete HVAC system
  • Prepare a preventative and regular maintenance program for HVAC systems


The design, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of a wide range of HVAC systems will be covered. This course starts with a quick review of psychrometry and representation and air conditioning processes on the psychrometric chart. This is followed by a detailed discussion of the basic subsystems of any HVAC system, comprehensive coverage of various systems, and guidelines for selecting the most suitable HVAC system for various applications. Finally, a discussion of the operation and maintenance of various subsystems and components is presented, followed by an outline of the measurements and instrumentation used in HVAC system troubleshooting.

Course Outline:

  • Psychrometry
  • Subsystems for HVAC systems
  • Single- & multiple-zone systems
  • Selection of HVAC systems
  • HVAC equipment selection & rating tables
  • Air subsystem components
  • Air cleaning equipment & air ducts
  • Indoor air quality: operation & maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Workshop

Who Should Attend
Design & Project Engineers • Plant & Facility Managers/Engineers • Consultants • Mechanical Engineers • Maintenance & Operations personnel • Technicians & Technologists • Contractors • Building Inspectors • Site Foremen

Course Rating
4.6 out of 5

Overall rating of this course by its previous attendees!

Select an EPIC course location below to request this topic in that city. Please note: Cities are disabled if there is already a current offering.
This course can be customized and delivered to a group at your facility saving time and money.

Almost all of EPIC's seminars and webinars offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.