HVA 203 - Commercial Load Calculation
Covers all the elements related to calculating loads in commercial applications. Topics covered will include: reading building blueprints, evaluating building conditions, heating and cooling load calculation, equipment selection, duct distribution systems, and use of fire dampers, access doors, detectors, diffusers, control systems. Three class hours.
Prerequisites: HVA 104, MTH 098 and PHY 100.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Interpret building schematics or industry blueprints.
2. Evaluate building envelope efficiency through industry practices.
3. Perform a load calculation for a building envelope equipped with heating and cooling capabilities.
4. Select appropriate equipment for building envelope based on its current condition.
Course Offered Fall and Spring