Building Officials Guide to Understanding HVAC Building Code Requirements


1 day - various dates available





Are you looking to recognize key areas to check when reviewing a submitted design and completing a site check? Learn about good engineering practices and guidelines related to understanding site checks and approving plans and design submissions. This 7-hour course has been designed to provide Building Officials with an understanding of the Ontario Building Code requirements for 9.32-Ventilation (CSA F326), and 9.33- Heating and Air-conditioning (CSA F280-12). It contains a short introduction to Building Science relating to ventilation and air change design (ducts); 9.32 Ventilation requirements, a summary overview of all the changes in the new CSA F280-12, CAN/CSA-F326, and a review of key requirements for Heating and Air-conditioning systems. Typical installation procedures and code requirements will be presented using photographs of installed systems and other documentation. Residential Heat Loss and Heat Gain calculation methodology, Air Systems design and installation requirements will be reviewed including an overview of some of the design methods.