Modeling 301: Intermediate HVAC Modeling in eQUEST | U.S. Green Building Council
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Modeling 301: Intermediate HVAC Modeling in eQUEST

GBCI: 0920000574

This eight hour (1 day) hands-on training will build on the foundation established by Modeling 201 or Modeling 202, to enhance attendee modeling skills beyond the beginner level. The focus will be on the most common HVAC systems and related energy efficiency measures. The training is applicable to modeling both new and existing buildings.
Eligible for 7 CE HOURS.
  • 7 CE


Rating system: v4, v2009



This one-day training covers intermediate air-side HVAC modeling in eQUEST. Two broad system types are discussed: single zone air handlers including packaged rooftop units and multiple zone VAV systems.

For each system type, we will cover the following topics:
- Properly configuring the system in eQUEST
- Modeling efficiency, part load performance, fan power, ventilation, and control.
- Modeling typical existing systems and common improvements
- Modeling ASHARE Standard 90.1 – Appenidix G baseline systems
- Modeling high performance systems, including single zone VAV systems
- Productivity tips
- Using reports for quality control and troubleshooting

The training format includes lecture, discussion, Q&A, and hands on exercises to put theory into practice.


  1. Model the most common air-side HVAC systems
  2. Model typical improvements to the most common air-side HVAC system
  3. Troubleshoot and interpret energy models using eQUEST detailed and hourly reports
  4. Increase modeling productivity with productivity tips and tricks
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Karpman Consulting LLC
Glastonbury, CT
United States


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