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Take the mystery out of HVAC Direct Digital Control for LEED Certified Buildings. This practical course covering Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Direct Digital Control (DDC) system design provides a simple approach for the practical design of HVAC DDC systems and enables students to understand and design various types of control solutions. The course also reviews air handling, chilled water, and heating hot water system controls for constant volume and Variable Air Volume (VAV) applications. Continuous Controls and Commissioning of HVAC DDC systems for sustainable and LEED Certified Buildings will be reviewed. The course emphasizes the critical dos and don’ts, as well as the accepted rule-of-thumb checks in HVAC control. An optional field trip is included.

Topics Include:

  • Controlling Sustainable & LEED Certified Buildings
  • Proper Sequence of operations
  • Dos and Don’ts in HVAC control design
  • Accepted Rule-of-thumb checks in HVAC control
  • Practical Examples and Real Projects

Who Should Attend?
This course is recommended for the professional advancement of building engineers, designers, architects, contractors, recent college graduates, facility managers, or anyone involved with smart buildings and building automation systems.

Note: Required Textbook: Fundamentals of DDC Practical Application and Design. 3rd edition. Purchase book at http://www.hvacddc.com/

Course Number: AMES-40000
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: HVAC Systems Design and Control

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