- International Fees
International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
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. This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.
- Familiarity with MS Excel and AutoCAD.
Below is one offering of MSYS 2020 for the Winter 2024 term.
Wed Jan 10 - Wed Mar 27 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 78551
- Domestic fees $761.40International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
|Jan 10 - Mar 27||Wed||18:00 - 21:00||Online|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- Internet delivery format.
- International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
Please note: 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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