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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.
Please note: The delivery format for this course changed from in-person/in-class to 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 part-time studies 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
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