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PPGS 1140 - Hydronic System Design

Piping, Plumbing, Gas Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Trains those working with hot water heating to properly design a residential hot water heating system to meet the guidelines established by the Residential Hot Water Heating Association of BC. After successful completion of the Certification Exam, students can, for a fee, register with the TECA as being Certified in Hydronic Systems Design. Passing grade is 70%.

Prerequisite(s)

Should be working with residential hot water heating systems or a related field.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$474.00

Fall 2014

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2014 term.

CRN 37422

Sat Sep 13 - Sat Oct 25 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Oct 25 Sat 08:00 - 14:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$474.00

Notes

  1. There will be no class on Oct 12th. Additional charge for textbook "Hydronic Systems Design" Available at the BCIT Bookstore. Visit their website at www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ or call 604-432-8379.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 32926

Mon Sep 15 - Fri Sep 19 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
      BBY

Instructor

Robert Steiner

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$474.00

Notes

  1. Additional charge for textbook "Hydronic Systems Design" Available at the BCIT Bookstore. Visit their website at www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ or call 604-432-8379.Please be sure your name in your registration records matches your driver's license or passport for examination and certification purposes.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 39831

Mon Sep 22 - Mon Nov 03 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 22 - Nov 03 Mon/Wed 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE1 Rm. 282

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$474.00

Notes

  1. Additional charge for textbook "Hydronic Systems Design" Available at the BCIT Bookstore. Contact the bookstore at www.bcit.ca/bookstore. No class on Oct. 13th.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Calculate heat loss.
  • Design a radiant panel.
  • Size and select circulation pumps.
  • Size and select expansion tanks
  • Size and select boilers.
  • Describe system components.
  • Describe the procedure for system commissioning.
  • Explain the RHWHA Guidelines for the design and installation of hot water heating systems.

Related Programs

PPGS 1140 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Hydronic Technician
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Fall 2014

Books for Fall 2014 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Hydronic Systems Design Manual (Nov 2009)
Author Teca
Copyright 2009
Binding 3 Ring Binder
Price $229.95
Required

Ebook Modern Hydronic Heating Digital Option (180 Days)
Author Siegenthaler
Copyright 2012
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-1-11154-993-0
Price $65.49
Optional

Installation Code For Hydronic Heating Systems (B214-12)
Author Csa
Publisher Csa
Copyright 2012
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-55491-744-0
Price $185.95
Optional

Modern Hydronic Heating: For Residential and Light Commercial Buildings
Author John Siegenthaler
Publisher Delmar Publishers Inc
Copyright 2012
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 978-1-42833-515-8
Price $207.95
Optional

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