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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

Winter 2015

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2015 term.

CRN 80903

Mon Jan 19 - Mon Mar 02 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 19 - Mar 02 Mon/Wed 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE1 Rm. 210

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$474.00

Notes

  1. There will be no class on Feb.10th. 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.

CRN 47425

Sat Feb 14 - Sat Mar 21 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 14 - Mar 21 Sat 07:30 - 14:30 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 at www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ . Please be sure your name in your registration records matches your driver's license or passport for examination and certification purposes.

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

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