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Fundamentals, Sizing, Selection, and Operation of HVAC Systems

After attending the seminar, you will be able to:

  • Apply key fundamentals in the design and operation of HVAC systems.
  • Perform air conditioning cycle, load, duct and hydronic piping design calculations.
  • Select procedures for efficient operation of various HVAC equipment and systems
  • Recognize energy saving opportunities in HVAC systems using the insight gained at the course into energy cost saving opportunities.
  • Design efficient controls for your HVAC systems

Mastering fundamentals, sizing, selection, & operation is a must for designers & operators of HVAC systems. This course covers the fundamentals of HVAC systems starting from Psychrometry & representation & calculations of air conditioning processes & cycles. Cooling & heating load calculations, design of air distribution systems, HVAC equipment & system selection, controls, energy conservation & economics of HVAC systems are all covered.

The use of Carrier’s Hourly Analysis Program (HAP) in the design & sizing of HVAC Systems is demonstrated. Many useful rules of thumb to aid the beginning individual in the design & sizing of HVAC systems will be provided. The experienced individual will find them useful for a quick design & operation check.

Course Outline:

  • Psychrometry
  • Air Conditioning Cycles
  • Space Conditions – Comfort
  • Cooling/Heating Load Calculations
  • Design of Air Distribution System (Duct Design)
  • Workshops
  • HVAC Equipment and System Selection
  • Rules of Thumb (ROTs)
  • Controls, Energy and Costs
  • Design of Water Distribution Systems

Who Should Attend
Design & Project Engineers &Technologists • Plant & Facility Engineers • Consultants • Mechanical Engineers & Technologists• Maintenance & Operation Personnel & Other Technical Personnel Who Need To Upgrade/Refresh Their Current Knowledge of HVAC Systems

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Almost all of EPIC's seminars and webinars offer :

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

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