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Fundamentals of HVAC

Format LIVE: Facilitator-led
Offered by University of Wisconsin-Madison



Madison, WI 53706
United States
Price $1,095.00
Category Energy and atmosphere

This practical course will develop your knowledge of basic principles and provide you with a thorough understanding of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems. You will consider various HVAC systems and equipment technologies discuss e quipment/system operation examine advantages and disadvantages learn what characteristics lead to effective HVAC systems. Your par ticipation in this course will help you understand HVAC system requirements, which can be quite diverse. Although most HVAC system s function primarily to provide a comfortable indoor environment for occupants, the requirements of HVAC systems are often extende d to include indoor air quality as well. You'll learn how properly designed HVAC systems can efficiently and cost-effectively pro vide a comfortable and healthy indoor environment. You'll also discover how poorly designed or performing HVAC systems can adverse


  • Describe basic air-conditioning processes
  • Perform heat loss and cooling load calculations
  • Identify HVAC equipment and how it operates
  • Predict HVAC system impacts on comfort, productivity and indoor air quality
  • Explain why HVAC systems play a major role in achieving a quality indoor environment
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CE Hours 20.0