Introduction to HVAC Systems

East Syracuse, New York
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Introduction to HVAC Systems
Thursday, October 24, 2019 8:00 AM -
Friday, October 25, 2019 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Instructor: Will Wyman
6540 Old Collamer Rd. S
Carrier University Syracuse
East Syracuse, New York 13057
United States

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CSD 101 - Introduction to High Performance HVAC Systems
Length: 2 Days
Tuition: $ 600

IACET:    CEU 1.4
PDH:       14          
FAD:       14
GBCI:      14

For a full description of the course, including expected learning outcomes, topics covered, pre-requisites, and requirements for being awarded a certificate, go to:

Class Description
For anyone involved in the selection, design, operation, or maintenance of commercial buildings, a working knowledge of the various HVAC systems is essential. This class is targeted at building professionals with 0-3 year’s experience who want to expand their knowledge of HVAC systems, their proper application, and how to achieve high performance operation. The class starts with an explanation of the environmental conditions which influence comfort and how HVAC systems control these conditions. Participants learn about the design process and criteria for system selection. The various classifications of HVAC systems and associated distribution systems are explained along with the function and operation of all the major system components. The class evaluates over 15 types of HVAC systems, describing how the systems work, applications and basic advantages and shortcomings. Each system type is evaluated based on performance for energy and water use, first cost, life cycle cost, and comfort performance. System options and modifications which contribute to energy efficiency, sustainability, and high performance are also explored. The class consists of a mix of presentation and workshops which give the student opportunity to apply the concepts presented. Students will be better able to make informed decisions about the best choices of HVAC systems for various applications and how systems can best meet the project goals of performance, comfort, cost, and sustainability.

This course is run at the end of the week before the CSD400 HVAC Design Fundamentals  and can serve as a good introduction to that class.

Class Material Requirements:
Computer exercises are often used in this class; students are encouraged to bring their own computers to use the software used inclass.  Computers are not mandatory. Computer should be a PC with Windows XP and later, a USB connection or CD drive.  Computer should have a minimum of 100 MB free space available for the program.



Contact Information

  • Phone: 800 644-5544
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