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%. (3.0 Credits)
Should be working with residential hot water heating systems or a related field.
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.
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.
PPGS 1140 is offered as a part of the following programs: