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Course Descriptions

HVA 203 - Commercial Load Calculation

3 Credits

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

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Fall Semester 2024
Summer Session 2024