This class is one of many in a special training series on the 2013 Kentucky Residential Code called "Energy Conservation Construction Principles." These classes will help attendees better understanding the principles behind code requirements and how to quickly and efficiently apply these code-compliant techniques to their current construction practices. Instruction will be provided by specialists from the Southface Energy Institute. Code officials, home builders, subcontractors, construction professionals, and other interested individuals are encouraged to attend. All classes cost $25.
This particular course will focus on important components of the 2013 Kentucky Residential Code as it relates to HVAC sizing and design requirements. Upon completion of the one-day course, trainees will be able to:
- Identify code requirements regarding sizing, design, and selection of HVAC equipment and ducts
- Explain how the ACCA Manual J, S, and D load calculation standards are used to determine appropriate sizing and design of ducts and HVAC equipment
- Describe the role the HVAC system plays in moisture control and the effect excessive moisture has on building durability and occupant comfort and health
- Define sensible and latent heat
- Review a completed load calculation printout for common errors and intentional inputs of incorrect data and identify examples of such errors
- Compare installed HVAC and duct systems to outputs of Manual J, S, and D to verify proper sizing and design
- Describe the consequences of improperly sized HVAC systems
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