Load Calculations (I-P), 2.0 PDHs. (AIA)


This course covers the brief history, purpose, and importance of load calculations, major steps involved in carrying out load calculations, and how they are used in selecting HVAC&R systems. This course will familiarize the learner with internal and external loads to be considered in load calculations, different calculation methods, and interpreting the input and output data of computer-based heat load calculations. Learn about carrying out heat load calculations using fundamentals with a practical example. (I-P), 2.0 PDHs.

Training Level: Essentials Level II
Type: Individual Course

Non-Member Price: $60.00
Member Price: $45.00

Details

This course covers the brief history, purpose, and importance of load calculations, major steps involved in carrying out load calculations, and how they are used in selecting HVAC&R systems. This course will familiarize the learner with internal and external loads to be considered in load calculations, different calculation methods, and interpreting the input and output data of computer-based heat load calculations. Learn about carrying out heat load calculations using fundamentals with a practical example. 

By the end of this course, you’ll gain a better understanding of:

  • Heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration definitions 
  • A brief history of heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R)
  • The purpose of load calculations in HVAC&R Design 
  • The seven major air-conditioning steps in computer-based heat load calculations
  • The five main aspects of a space that influence an occupant's comfort
  • Some of the ASHRAE standards that influence the design of an HVAC&R system
  • Carrying out heat load calculations using fundamentals with practical examples 

This course is AIA approved. It can be subscribed to independently, as a part of Loads and Modeling Course Package, Fundamentals: HVAC Systems Course Package, or Fundamentals eLibrary.