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REFR2242 – Heat Load Estimating pdf

Credits: 2 (1/1/0)
Description: This course covers heat and cooling load estimating for residential and light commercial buildings using various manufacturer worksheets, the standard Manual J and computerized methods of estimating.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Describe major heat loads.
  2. Describe heating system heat loads.
  3. Describe cooling system heat loads.
  4. Define U factor.
  5. Define R Factor.
  6. Describe door and window designs.
  7. Describe floor and ceiling designs.
  8. Describe wall designs.
  9. Determine design specifications.
  10. Define building infiltration.
  11. Describe insulation principles.
  12. Describe vapor barrier principles.
  13. Calculate, using Trane method, single room building heat load.
  14. Define latent heat.
  15. Calculate, using Trane method, multi-room building heat load.
  16. Calculate, using Trane method, basement and above ground building heat load.
  17. Describe sunlight heat load principles.
  18. Demonstrate computer operation.
  19. Compute, using Right -J method, single-room building heat load.
  20. Compute, using Right-J method, single room with basement building heat load.
  21. Compute, using Right-J method, multi-room single level building heat load.
  22. Compute, using Right-J method, multi-room multi-level building heat load.
  23. Compute, using Right-J method, same building southern USA location building heat load.
  24. Compute, using Right_J method, same building different location building heat load.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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