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HVAC Design: Level I – Essentials Training Outline

HVAC Design Training
Maximizing your learning potential


ASHRAE Learning Institute offers two intensive HVAC Design training sessions that cover the fundamentals and technical aspects to design, install and maintain HVAC systems by incorporating the application of Standards 55, 62.1, 90.1 and 189.1.

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Level II Dates:

Jun. 12-13, 2014 (Atlanta, GA)
Nov. 6-7, 2014 (Atlanta, GA)

Registration Fees:

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Level I, Day 1

8:00     Introductions
8:15     Fundamentals
9:15     Load Calculation
10:00   Break
10:10   Load Calculation
11:30   Questions and Answers
11:45   Lunch
12:30   Psychrometrics
2:10     Break
2:20     Psychrometrics
3:10     Break
3:20     System Selection
5:00     Wrap-up and Reception


Level I, Day 2

8:00      Design Process
9:00      Basic Design of Air Systems
10:00    Break
10:15    Basic Design of Air Systems (cont.)
11:30    Questions and Answers
11:45    Lunch
12:30    Basic Design of Air Systems (cont.)
1:00      Basic Design of Hydronic Systems
2:15      Break
2:25      HVAC Equipment
3:30      Break
3:40      HVAC Equipment (cont.)
4:45      Questions and Answers
5:00      Wrap-up


Level I, Day 3

8:00      HVAC Systems
10:00    Break
10:15    HVAC Systems (cont.)
11:00    Codes and Standards
11:30    Questions and Answers
11:45    Lunch
12:30    BAS Controls
1:30      Commissioning and ASHRAE 180
2:15      Break
2:30      Introduction to Technical Sales
3:00      Project Management
4:00      Q&A Session and Adjourn


Bonus – Free Copy of ASHRAE Green Standard and User’s Manual

Attendees each receive a free copy of ASHRAE Standard 189.1-2011 for the Design of High Performance Green Buildings and the 189.1 User’s Manual – a value of over $200.




PDH and Continuing Education Units

Attendees of HVAC Design: Level I will earn up to 18 Professional Development hours. Contact the relevant governing body for more information.