Fundamentals of HVAC Design

East Syracuse, New York
Monday, October 28, 2019
Fundamentals of HVAC Design
Monday, October 28, 2019 8:00 AM -
Friday, November 01, 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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CSD400 - Fundamentals of HVAC Design
Length: 5 Days

IACET:   3.5 CEU
PDH:     35
NATE:   15
FAD:     35

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
This course covers the subjects that are fundamental in the design of all types of HVAC systems. Students learn the fundamental principles of HVAC design, including psychrometrics, heat transfer, mechanical refrigeration, and load estimating. Participants will become proficient with HVAC’s two most important design tools, the psychrometric chart, and the pressure enthalpy diagram. At the completion of the course, participants know how to do an accurate commercial load estimate that is the basis to the other system design decisions. In addition the participant will be able to use psychrometric principles and the P-h diagram to describe and analyze HVAC processes.  The concepts of this course are a recommended prerequisite for taking the other three courses and the building blocks of the student’s HVAC design career. Computer assisted work sessions and a design project are used to practice the principles taught.

Class Materials Requirements:
Computer exercises are used in this class; students are encouraged to bring their own computers to use the software. Computers are not mandatory however it is recommended. 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. Be sure you have rights to load software on your computer before coming to class.



Contact Information

  • Phone: 800 644-5544
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