This course addresses the engineering aspects of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems design. The focus is on mechanical systems for commercial buildings that include psychometrics; basic HVAC calculations; design condition determination; load estimating; duct and pipe sizing; HVAC systems; and HVAC equipment selection. The student performs system design on a commercial building in preparation for ARE 4720. Energy conservation, comfort condition, indoor air quality, and mechanical codes are introduced using ASHRAE standards and international codes.
School of Engineering and Computing
Architectural Engineering Technology (ARE)
4 hours of lecture, 3 hours of studio per week
- ARE 3050 or MEC 2050