HVAC System Testing for Energy Efficiency

Prerequisites: Air Handling Systems, Introduction to Unitary Air Conditioning

Number of Credits (if applicable): NATE: 4.0, BPI: 4.0 Course Length: 4 hrs (2, 2hr sessions)

Course Description: In this class, students will learn about the processes and procedures involved in verifying equipment performance as related to incentive application and awards. Specifically, the course offers a review of HVAC systems and equipment, the process of evaluating and testing HVAC equipment, how to identify energy conservation measures by using baseline data, and how to measure and verify equipment performance.

Audience: gineers, facilities maintenance personnel, and HVAC technicians.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify essential components and equipment in HVAC systems
  • Name and describe the key factors that affect system efficiency
  • Examine how to test air conditioning systems for efficiency and excessive wear
  • Review implementations of data collection strategies and understand how they are used in the process of verifying equipment performance