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HART 2358 - TESTING, ADJUSTING & BALANCING HVAC SYSTEMS

A study in the process of checking and adjusting all the building environmental systems to produce the design objectives. Emphasis on efficiency and energy savings. 32 lecture hours + 32 laboratory hours

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Interpret HVAC design specifications and plans
  • Measure air flow, water flow, and system pressure with instruments
  • Perform calculations for fan and pump laws including psychometric
  • Adjust and align mechanical equipment
  • Diagnose malfunctioning equipment and create a punch list
  • Test air quality, humidity, noise, and temperature

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3