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.
Prerequisite(s): HVA 101, HVA 102 and MTH 135 or higher.
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, Spring