Calculate and analyze heating, cooling and ventilation loads in commercial, institutional and residential buildings. Topics include use of climatic data, comfort conditions, ASHRAE criteria standards, and methods of determining heat loss and heat gains. Computer-aided techniques for determining loads will be introduced.
- Familiarity with MS Excel and AutoCAD.
Below is one offering of MSYS 2020 for the Winter 2023 term.
Wed Jan 11 - Wed Mar 29 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 78551
Class meeting times
|Jan 11 - Mar 29||Wed||18:00 - 21:00||Online|
- Internet delivery format.
Please note: The delivery format for this course is ONLINE DELIVERY for the Winter term. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Calculate the heat transmission coefficients for different building construction types.
- Apply ASHRAE standards and guidelines to HVAC system design.
- Establish both indoor and outdoor design conditions for buildings.
- Calculate sensible heat, latent heat, and sensible heat ratio and ratio line.
- Conduct heating, cooling and ventilation load calculations both manually and computer aided.
- Calculate HVAC loads for various types of buildings using industry standard methods and computer-aided techniques.
Effective as of Winter 2011
HVAC Load Analysis (MSYS 2020) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Energy
- Mechanical Systems
Associate Certificate Part-time
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