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Codes and Standards of HVAC Equipment and Systems

After attending the seminar, you will be able to:

  • Identify & understand 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

Understanding codes & regulations governing design, maintenance & operation of HVAC Equipment & Systems (E&S) is a must for all individuals working with HVAC systems. Proper design & operation of HVAC E&S not only requires a thorough understanding of relevant codes & standards, but also it requires one to stay up-to-date with all changes introduced in these codes & standards. This course helps participants to be knowledgeable with heating, ventilation & air conditioning systems with respect to requirements of Part 5 (Environmental Separation) & Part 6 (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) of the Provincial Building Codes. It also covers information on applicable standards referenced in these codes such as ASHRAE standards 55, 62.1, & 90.1. Case studies & workshops will be used to explore the prescriptive & the performance compliance options available in these codes/standards. Recent changes introduced in these codes & standards & their implications on the design & operation of HVAC Equipment & Systems will also be addressed.

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

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