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.
- 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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- Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
- Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
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