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%.
- Student should be working with residential hot water heating systems or a related field.
- Not offered this term
- This course is not offered this term through BCIT Part-time Studies. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.
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.
Effective as of Fall 2003
Hydronic System Design (PPGS 1140) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
- Hydronic Technician
Associate Certificate Part-time
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