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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

$478.59

Fall 2015

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2015 term.

CRN 37422

Sat Sep 12 - Sat Oct 24 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Oct 24 Sat 08:00 - 14:30 BBY NE1 Rm. 282

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$478.59

Notes

  1. There will be no class on Oct 10. 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 32926

Mon Sep 14 - Fri Sep 18 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Sep 18 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 14:20 BBY NE1 Rm. 285

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$478.59

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.

CRN 39831

Mon Sep 21 - Mon Nov 02 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 21 - Nov 02 Mon/Wed 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE1 Rm. 282

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$478.59

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. 12th.

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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