Course Agenda:

Day 1: Lessons from week 1 to week 3 including lesson presentation modules 1, 2, 3 in the morning and 4 and 5 in the afternoon

  1. Introduction

  2. Thermal Comfort Quality

  3. Indoor Air Quality

  4. Heat Transfer Theory

  5. Energy, Efficiency, Exergy, Entropy, Efficacy

Day 2: Lessons from week 4 to week 5 lesson presentation modules 6 in the morning and Module 7, 8 and 9 in the afternoon

  1. Building Science for Cold Climates 

  2. Heat Terminal Units

  3. Components Modules Systems 

  4. Pressure Theory 

Day 3:  Lessons from week 6 including lesson presentation modules 10, 11 and 12 in the morning and Modules 13, 14 and 15 in the afternoon

  1. Flow Theory

  2. Velocity Head Loss Theory

  3. Control Valve Theory

  4. Application System Head Loss

  5. Fluid-Expansion Expansion Tanks

  6. Air-Separation Theory

Day 4: Lessons from week 7 to week 9 including lesson presentation modules 16, 17, 18 in the morning and 19 and 20 in the afternoon

  1. Circulator Theory Selection

  2. Low Loss Headers

  3. Control Logic Theory 

  4. Radiant-Cooling-&-Heating Part 1 

  5. Radiant-Cooling-&-Heating Part 2

Day 5: Course review and start Capstone in the morning and Capstone Project (Excel)

Reading instructions:

If you see, "Browse for familiarity" or "read for familiarity" it means, quickly skim over - become aware of the macro messages.

If you see, "Browse for interest" or "browse for interest" it means, become aware to your own level of interest and availability of time.

If you see, "Read for general knowledge" it means, take some time, avoid skimming if you can but in-depth reading is not required.

If you see, "Read for understanding" it means, take as much time as necessary so that you could discuss the contents.

Links:

Where possible duplicate links to resources have been provided. This is to ensure completion of the course in the event one source becomes unavailable. In the event of a broken or missing link please contact me at info(at)healthyheating(dot)com.

Lesson Presentations:

All lesson presentations will be delivered in class. The slides have been made available to you in a single file through your course contact.

Week 1 - Introduction + Thermal Comfort + IAQ

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 1/ 40

Pre-Introduction Assignment 1: Watch, "The Cog" (2:01 ) Defines the world of engineering and consumer expectations.               

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 2/ 40

Pre-Introduction Assignment 2: Watch Bruno Bozzetto Animation, "Neuro" (2:40) Illustrates the stress created by poor environmental factors. 

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 3/ 40

Pre-Introduction Assignment 3: Download and browse for interest: Galton, D. (c. 1896) Observations on the construction of healthy dwellings: namely houses, hospitals, barracks, asylums, etc. Oxford Press

Original resource: https://ia600708.us.archive.org/20/items/observationsonco00unse/observationsonco00unse.pdf

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 4 / 40

Lesson 1: Watch Lesson 1 Slide Presentation (61:00) Course "housekeeping" and Introduces concept of human factor design, relationships between building scientists and health scientists, conflict between codes and standards.

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 5 / 40

Preparation Reading Assignment for Lesson 2: Download and browse for familiarity: Auliciems, A., Szokolay, S.V. (2007) Thermal Comfort. Passive and Low Energy Architecture International (PLEA Note #3), Design Tools and Techniques. Department of Architecture, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4072

Original resource: http://me.emu.edu.tr/hacisevki/MENG443%20PPT1B.pdf  

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 6 / 40

Preparation Reading Assignment for Lesson 2: Download and browse for familiarity, “Huizenga, C., Zhang , H., Mattelaer, P., Yu, T., Arens, E., Lyons, P. (2006) Window Performance For Human Thermal Comfort. Final Report to The National Fenestration Rating Council.

Original resource: http://www.cbe.berkeley.edu/research/pdf_files/SR_NFRC2006_FinalReport.pdf

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 7 / 40

 Preparation Reading Assignment for Lesson Two Download and read for familiarity, "Modeling the comfort effects of short-wave solar radiation indoors

Original resource: http://escholarship.org/uc/item/89m1h2dg.pdf        

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 8 / 40

Preparation Reading Assignment for Lesson 2: Read for understanding, "Bean, R. 2012. Thermal Comfort: Indeed a Condition of Mind (in simple terms)"

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 9 / 40

Preparation Reading Assignment for Lesson 2: Download and read for familiarity, "Thermal Comfort, The Foundation of People’s Well-Being" (Thermal Comfort - Instrumentation Brochure) (.pdf)

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 10 / 40

Preparation Reading Assignment for Lesson 2: Browse for interest, "Ekici, C., Atilgan, I. 2013. A comparison of suit dresses and summer clothes in the terms of thermal comfort. Journal of Environmental Health Sciences & Engineering"               

Original resource: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3880055/

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 11 / 40

Preparation Reading Assignment for Lesson 2: Browse for familiarity, "Hedge, A. 2004. Linking Environmental Conditions to Productivity. Cornell University, Dept. Design & Environmental Analysis NYS College of Human Ecology. Eastern Ergonomics Conference and Exposition, New York."

Original resource: http://ergo.human.cornell.edu/Conferences/EECE_IEQ%20and%20Productivity_ABBR.pdf

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 12 / 40

Lesson 2: Watch Lesson 2 Slide Presentation - Part 1 of 4 (24:00) History of thermal comfort research and ASHRAE Standard 55 Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy.

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 13 / 40

Lesson 2: Watch Lesson 2 Slide Presentation - Part 2 of 4 (13:50) Physiological systems for regulating heat in the human body.

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 14 / 40

Lesson 2: Watch Lesson 2 Slide Presentation - Part 3 of 4 (49:18) Overview of ASHRAE Standard 55 and compliance tools.

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 15 / 40

Lesson 2: Watch Lesson 2 Slide Presentation - Part 4 of 4 (36:13) Determining Mean Radiant and Operative Temperature for compliance with ASHRAE Standard 55.

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 16 / 40

Post Lesson 2: Download Excel Spreadsheet Download Excel Spreadsheet “Inside surface temp calculator V4” and make comparisons by changing the available options. Password is "healthyheating2"

Original resource: Inside surface temp calculator V4

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 17 / 40

Post Lesson 2 - Interactive Exercise: Explore the online CBE Thermal Comfort Tool - manipulate each of the metrics and observe the results. You will use this tool in your Capstone Project.

Original resource: http://smap.cbe.berkeley.edu/comforttool

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 18 / 40

Post Lesson 2 Reading Assignment: Read for understanding, "Peffer, T. Thermostat wars and other tales from the field. California Institute for Energy and Environment. BECC 2012, Nov. 14, 2012"         

Original resource: http://beccconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/BECC2012Tstats.pdf

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 19 / 40

Post Lesson 2 Reading Assignment Read for general knowledge, "English, T. (2015) Comparison of Standard Comfort Ranges in Healthcare Settings. CH-15-C019, ASHRAE Transactions. Chicago 2015"

Original resource: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B26XHPAANbVqaXp5cEhST1kyekU/edit

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 20 / 40

Preparation Reading Assignment for Lesson 3 Download and browse for familiarity, "ASHRAE Position Statement on Indoor Air Quality"        

Original resource: ASHRAE Position Statement on Indoor Air Quality

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 21 / 40

Preparation Reading Assignment for Lesson 3: Download and browse for familiarity, ASHRAE Position Statement on Airborne Infectious Diseases"   

Original resource: ASHRAE Position Statement on Airborne Infectious Diseases

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 22 / 40

Preparation Reading Assignment for Lesson 3 Register, download and browse for familiarity the, "ASHRAE Indoor Air Quality Guide: Best Practices for Design, Construction and Commissioning".

Original resource: http://iaq.ashrae.org/
Original resource: ASHRAE Indoor Air Quality Guide

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 23 / 40

Preparation Reading Assignment for Lesson 3: Download and browse for familiarity, “ASHRAE Position Statement on Legionellosis".   

Original resource: ASHRAE Position Statement on Legionellosis

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 24 / 40

Preparation Reading Assignment for Lesson 3: Download and browse for familiarity, "ASHRAE Position Document on “Filtration and Air Cleaning".

Original resource: ASHRAE-Position-Document-on-Filtration-and-Air-Cleaning

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 25 / 40

Preparation Reading Assignment for Lesson 3: Download and browse for familiarity, “ASHRAE Position Statement on Limiting Indoor Mold and Dampness in Buildings".            

Resource: ASHRAE Position Statement on Limiting Indoor Mold and Dampness in Buildings

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 26 / 40

Preparation Reading Assignment for Lesson 3: Download and browse for familiarity, “ASHRAE Position Statement on Unvented Combustion Devices and IAQ".             

Original resource: ASHRAE Position Statement on Unvented Combustion Devices and IAQ

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 27 / 40

Preparation Reading Assignment for Lesson 3 Download and read for understanding, "Air filters and air cleaners: Rostrum by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Indoor Allergen Committee"

Original resource: Air filters and air cleaners: Rostrum by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Indoor Allergen Committee

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 28 / 40

Preparation for Lesson 3: Watch video, "Jessica Green: Are we filtering the wrong microbes?" (5:25)

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 29 / 40

Lesson 3: Watch Lesson 3 Slide Presentation Part 1 (31:32) Introduction to indoor air quality, standards, and sample of papers published in health journals to illustrate that the building and health professionals are connected by the needs of the occupant.

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 30 / 40

Lesson 3: Watch Lesson 3 Slide Presentation Part 2 (13:40) Moisture and microbial.

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 31 / 40

Lesson 3: Watch Lesson 3 Slide Presentation Part 3 (14:32) Volatile organic compounds (VOC's).

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 32 / 40

Lesson 3: Watch Lesson 3 Slide Presentation Part 4 (18:56) Gases and particulate.

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 33 / 40

Lesson 3: Watch Lesson 3 Slide Presentation Part 5 (23:42) Respiration and contamination.

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 34 / 40

Post Reading Assignment for Lesson 3: Read for understanding, “Bean, R. (2012) Part I Source Control: Using the National Research Council of Canada's IA-QUEST VOC Emission and Simulation Tool

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 35 / 40

Post Lesson 3: Download and Read for Familiarity, Wyon, D.P., Wargocki, P. (2013) "Effects of indoor environment on performance". REHVA Journal

Original source: http://www.rehva.eu/fileadmin/REHVA_Journal/REHVA_Journal_2013/RJ_issue_4/p.6/06-10-RJ1304_web.pdf

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 36 / 40

Post Lesson 3: Download Software (PC based) (You will need to unzip a ZIPX file) Download NRC's IA-Quest VOC Simulation Software. Note this is an archived and unsupported PC based software tool developed by the Government of Canada NRC-IRC program. It is not a prerequisite to use it and some may not be able to successfully download it.

Resource: IA-Quest VOC Simulation Software (.zip file)

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 37 / 40

Post Lesson 3: Download Excel Spreadsheet Download Excel Spreadsheet ASHRAE 62.2 2011 vs 2013 and make comparisons by changing the available options. Note the differences in differential pressures and duct sizes between the two versions. Password to open file is: "healthyheating1"

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 38 / 40

Recommended Student Resource: Familiarize yourself with IAQ Radio and its archives of past interviews with leading IAQ researchers

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 39 / 40

Additional IAQ Resources: Familiarize yourself with this EPA page and if you have time, download the tools. I've not used the EPA software so can't comment on it but feel free to let us know your thoughts if you decide to try them.               

Resource: http://www2.epa.gov/indoor-air-quality-iaq

WEEK 1 - ASSIGNMENT 40 / 40

File structure for IA-Quest (temporary - not course curriculum) This is what the file structure should look like...

Resource: IA-Quest File Structure

Week 2 - Heat Transfer Theory, including Exergy, Entropy, Efficacy

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 1 / 27

Preparation for Lesson 4 Watch Animation 1 Science Photo Library: Conduction (< 2:00)

Resource: http://www.healthyheating.com/Definitions/heat-transfer-conduction.htm#.VCCy1_ldV8E

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 2 / 27

Preparation for Lesson 4 Watch Animation 2 Science Photo Library: Radiation (< 2:00)

Resource: http://www.healthyheating.com/Definitions/heat-transfer-radiant.htm#.VCCy5PldV8E

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 3 / 27

Preparation for Lesson 4 Watch Animation 3 Science Photo Library: Convection (< 2:00)

Resource: http://www.healthyheating.com/Definitions/heat-transfer-convection.htm#.VCCy9PldV8E

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 4 / 27

Preparation for Lesson 4 Watch Video 1 Autodesk Sustainability Workshop: Heat Transfer (4:32)

Resource: http://www.healthyheating.com/Definitions/heat-transfer-introduction.htm#.VCDGJPldV8E

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 5 / 27

Preparation for Lesson 4 Interactive Animation 4 Passive Heat transfer: Radiation, Conduction and Convection

Resource: http://www.healthyheating.com/Definitions/Solar_Gain_Passive.htm#.VCDCJvldV8E

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 6 / 27

Preparation for Lesson 4 Read for Understanding Anatomy of an Electromagnetic Wave

Resource: http://www.healthyheating.com/Radiant-Theory/Radiant-Theory-pg11.htm#.VCDHEPldV8E

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 7 / 27

Preparation for Lesson 4 Watch for Familiarity Photons of Energy (NAAP) (appx 5:00)

Resource: http://www.healthyheating.com/Radiant-Theory/Radiant-Theory-p10.htm#.VCDH3PldV8E

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 8 / 27

Preparation for Lesson 4 Interactive Demonstration Play with the Hydrogen Atom Simulator (NAAP)

Resource: http://www.healthyheating.com/Radiant-Theory/Radiant-Theory-p9.htm#.VCDHd_ldV8E

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 9 / 27

Preparation for Lesson 4 Interactive Demonstration Play with the Seasons Simulator (NAAP)

Resource: http://www.healthyheating.com/Radiant-Theory/Radiant-Theory-pg3.htm#.VCDIz_ldV8E

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 10 / 27

Preparation for Lesson 4 Interactive Demonstration Play with the Blackbody Curves & UBV Filters (NAAP)

Resource: http://www.healthyheating.com/Radiant-Theory/Radiant-Theory-pg4.htm#.VCDJPPldV8E

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 11 / 27

Preparation for Lesson 4 Interactive Demonstration Play with the Blackbody Curves of Melting (NAAP)

Resource: http://www.healthyheating.com/Radiant-Theory/Radiant-Theory-pg6.htm#.VCDJkvldV8E

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 12 / 27

Preparation for Lesson 4 Interactive Demonstration Play with the Sun Motions Demonstrator (NAAP)

Resource: http://www.healthyheating.com/Radiant-Theory/Radiant-Theory-pg7.htm#.VCDLZfldV8E

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 13 / 27

Preparation for Lesson 4 Read for Understanding Floor Coverings: thermal and thermo-optical properties

Resource: http://www.healthyheating.com/Radiant_Design_Guide/Floor-covering-R-values.htm

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 14 / 27

Preparation for Lesson 4 Download Excel Tool: Wien's displacement law - Wave Length Calculator for High and Low Temperature Surfaces. Play with input surface temperatures and observe the wave length. Password to open file is: "healthyheating3"

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 15 / 27

Preparation for Lesson 4 Watch Video, "Bernoulli Effect - Science Theater 17"

Resource: http://youtu.be/olVJzVadiFs

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 16 / 27

Download Excel tool, energy_to_heat_mass for calculating energy required or released in air or water due to change in temperature. Password to open file is: "healthyheating3"

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 17 / 27

Download Excel tool, Wall-temp-gradient-calc.v2 for calculating interstitial wall temperatures and weighted R value. Useful for understanding potential problem surfaces and for correcting R values due to framing factors. Password to open file is: "healthyheating3"

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 18 / 27

Watch Lesson 4 Slide Presentation Part 1 (29.58) Introduction to radiation, convection and conduction, adding and removing heat spreadsheets.

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 19 / 27

Watch Lesson 4 Slide Presentation Part 2 (39:29) Radiation, emissivity, reflectivity, transmissivity & absorptivity; electromagnetic energy - infrared, visible and UV; includes Wien’s Displacement Law spreadsheet.

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 20 / 27

Watch Lesson 4 Slide Presentation Part 3 (29:49) Conduction conductivity, conductance, resistance, and convection.

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 21 / 27

Watch Lesson 4 Slide Presentation Part 4 (49:00) Heat loss calculation overview, wall profiler, thermal bridging, soil types, soil moisture, slab losses, and slab insulation.

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 22 / 27

Watch Lesson 4 Slide Presentation Part 5 (37:00) Infiltration/exfiltration, stack effect, neutral pressure plane, and conclusions.

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 23 / 27

Read for familiarity, Lindstrom, P.C., D.E. Fisher, C.O. Pedersen. 1998. Impact of Surface Characteristics on Radiant Panel Output, ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 104, Pt. 1, pp.1079-1089."     

Original source: https://hvac.okstate.edu/sites/default/files/faculty/fisher/journals/14a_Lindstrom_Fisher_Pedersen_98.pdf

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 24 / 27

Post Lesson 4 Video Watch, Morrison Hershfield video on, "Thermal Performance of Building Envelope Details for Mid- and High-Rise Buildings".

Resource: http://www.healthyheating.com/Definitions/Mean%20Radiant_pg4.htm#.VCUL6vldV8E

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 25 / 27

Read for Familiarity, "Thermal Performance of Building Envelope Details for Mid- and High-Rise Buildings (1365-RP)"

Original source: http://rp.ashrae.biz/page/ASHRAE-D-RP-1365-20120215.pdf

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 26 / 27

Read for Familiarity, "Kehrer, M., Pallin, S. Hygrothermal Material Properties for Soils in Building Science, Journal of the National Institute of Building Sciences. October, 2013."

Original source: http://web.ornl.gov/sci/ees/etsd/btric/publications/NIBS_1013_JBED_Hygrothermal_final.pdf

WEEK 2 - ASSIGNMENT 27 / 27

Post Lesson 4 Watch Video, “Canam Stack Effect”

Resource: http://youtu.be/XMIIbywWOsc

Week 3 - The E5: Energy, Exergy, Efficiency, Entropy, and Efficacy

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 1 / 23

Preparation for Lesson 5 Read for Understanding: Bean, R., (2013) The Interaction and Connection between Buildings, HVAC System, and Indoor Environmental Quality. ASHRAE IAQ2013 Conference Proceedings, Vancouver, Canada. Password to open = healthyheating.com.ASHRAE.IAQ2013

Resource: http://www.healthyheating.com/ASHRAE-IAQ2013/IAQ2013-Bean-Final-Rev4.pdf

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 2 / 23

Reading Assignment Download free ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guides. Browse for familiarity.

Resource: https://www.ashrae.org/standards-research--technology/advanced-energy-design-guides

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 3 / 23

Preparation for Lesson 5 Read for Familiarity, Perez, R., Perez, M., A Fundamental Look at Energy Reserves for the Planet, Draft (2009).      

Original source: http://asrc.albany.edu/people/faculty/perez/Kit/pdf/a-fundamental-look-
at%20the-planetary-energy-reserves.pdf

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 4 / 23

Preparation for Lesson 5 Read for familiarity, Prek, M. (2005) Thermodynamic analysis of human heat and mass transfer and their impact on thermal comfort, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 48 731–739. Try to understand the concept of exergy and human comfort.

Original source: http://ece.ut.ac.ir/Classpages/S86/ECE406/Papers/thermodynamic%20analysis%20of%20human%20heat%20transfer.pdf

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 5 / 23

Preparation for Lesson 5 Read for familiarity, Exergy Analysis of Residential Heating Systems: Performance of Whole System vs Performance of Major Equipment

Original source: http://www.ibpsa.org/proceedings/BS2011/P_1226.pdf

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 6 / 23

Preparation for Lesson 5 Read for Familiarity, Annex 28 Low Energy Cooling Systems

Original resource: http://www.iea-ebc.org/fileadmin/user_upload/docs/EBC_Annex_28_tsr.pdf

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 7 / 23

Preparation for Lesson 5 Read for Familiarity, Annex 37 Low Exergy Systems for Heating and Cooling

Original source: http://www.iea-ebc.org/fileadmin/user_upload/docs/EBC_Annex_37_PSR.pdf

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 8 / 23

Preparation for Lesson 5 Read for Familiarity,  Annex 49: Low Exergy Systems for High Performance Buildings and Communities

Original source: http://www.iea-ebc.org/fileadmin/user_upload/EBC_Annex_49_PSR.pdf

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 9 / 23

Preparation for Lesson 5 Read for Familiarity, EA EBC Annex 59 High Temperature Cooling & Low Temperature Heating In Buildings

Resource: http://www.annex59.com/content.aspx?info_lb=575&flag=527

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 10 / 23

 Ebc-annex-64Preparation for Lesson 5 Read for Familiarity, EBC Annex 64 LowEx Communities - Optimised Performance of Energy Supply Systems with Exergy Principles

Original source: http://www.iea-ebc.org/projects/ongoing-projects/ebc-annex-64/

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 11 / 23

Preparation for Lesson 5 Read for Understanding, Optimized Performance of Community Energy Supply Systems with Exergy Principles

Original source: http://www.iea-ebc.org/fileadmin/user_upload/docs/Facts/EBC_Annex_64_Factsheet.pdf

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 12 / 23

Student Resources Download documents for personal interest. At the very least read the Summary report, Annex 49: Low Exergy Systems for High Performance Buildings and Communities

Original source: http://www.annex49.info/materials.html

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 13 / 23

Student Resources Go to lowex.net and download Excel file at bottom of resource list called, “Analysis Tool For The Exergy Chain”. Play with tool for familiarity.

Original source: http://www.lowex.net/english/inside/frames/text/material_in.html

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 14 / 23

Read for understanding, Brockway, P.E., Barrett, J.R., Foxon, T.J., Steinberger, J.K. (2014) Divergence of trends in US and UK, Aggregate Exergy Efficiencies 1960-2010, Sustainability Research Institute, Paper No. 64

Original resource: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdfplus/10.1021/es501217t

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 15 / 23

Download Excel file, “Exergy vs Energy Efficiencyv1.xls” password = healthyheating3 .File based on, Brockway, P.E., Barrett, J.R., Foxon, T.J., Steinberger, J.K. (2014) Divergence of trends in US and UK, Aggregate Exergy Efficiencies 1960-2010.

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 16 / 23

Watch Lesson 5 Slide Presentation Part 1 (18:23) Introduction to E^5

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 17 / 23

Watch Lesson 5 Slide Presentation Part 2 (20:00) Introduction to the Integrated Design Graph

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 18 / 23

Watch Lesson 5 Slide Presentation Part 3 (10:45) Energy, Exergy, Efficiency, Entropy, Efficacy

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 19 / 23

Watch Lesson 5 Slide Presentation Part 4 (19:11) Low Temperature Heating and High Temperature Cooling

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 20 / 23

Watch Lesson 5 Slide Presentation Part 5 (24:28) Sustainability: Risk to Society When Conservation is the Exclusive Goal

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 21 / 23

Watch Lesson 5 Slide Presentation Part 6 (6:16) Review of the Integrated Design Graph and Conclusions

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 22 / 23

Student Resource Download new Excel exergy tool, "Exergy vs Energy EfficiencyV3". Password to open = healthyheating3 (.xlsx)

WEEK 3 - ASSIGNMENT 23 / 23

Background for Excel exergy tool, "Exergy vs Energy Efficiency ". Not a course requirement - provided for those interested in source formulas. Exergy 101 Kilkis (.pdf)

Week 4 - Building Science for Cold Climates + Heat Terminal Units

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 1 / 24

Pre Lesson 6 Reading Assignment Read for Understanding, "Quirouette, R.L.; The Difference Between a Vapor Barrier and an Air Barrier; Building Practice Note 54, Division of Building Research, National Research Council of Canada, ISSN 0701-5216, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, July 1985."

Original source: http://archive.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/obj/irc/doc/pubs/bpn/54_e.pdf

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 2 / 24

Pre Lesson 6 Reading Assignment Read for Understanding, Lstiburek, J., (2006), BSD-109: Pressures in Buildings, Building Science Digests

Resource: http://buildingscience.com/documents/digests/bsd-109-pressures-in-buildings?searchterm=air%2520flow

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 3 / 24

Pre Lesson 6 Reading Assignment Read for Understanding, Straube, J. (2008) BSD-014: Air Flow Control in Buildings, Building Science Digests

Original source: http://buildingscience.com/documents/digests/bsd-014-air-flow-control-in-buildings?topic=doctypes/digests

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 4 / 24

Pre Lesson 6 Reading Assignment Read for Understanding, Straube, J. (2014) BSD-040: Airtightness Testing in Large Buildings, Building Science Digests

Original source: http://buildingscience.com/documents/digests/bsd-040-airtightness-testing-in-large-buildings

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 5 / 24

Pre Lesson 6 Reading Assignment Read for Understanding, Manning, M.M.; Elmahdy, A.; Swinton, M.C.; Parekh, A.; Szadskowski, F.; Barry, C., Summer and winter field monitoring of high and low solar heat gain glazing at a Canadian twin house facility. National Research Council Canada

Original source: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/44091498_Summer_and_winter_field_monitoring_of_high_and_low_solar_heat_gain_glazing_at_a_Canadian_twin_house_facility

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 6 / 24

Interactive Assignment Use for familiarity, Window Facade Design Tool, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Resource: http://www.commercialwindows.org/fdt.php

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 7 / 24

Watch Lesson 6 Slide Presentation Part 1 (34:28) Introduction: The outside world - geography, climatology, geology, and hydrology  

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 8 / 24

Watch Lesson 6 Slide Presentation Part 2 (24:02) Materials of construction – microscopic images for understanding material characteristics including porosity.

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 9 / 24

Watch Lesson 6 Slide Presentation Part 3 (1:08:02) Heat: Slabs, walls and windows

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 10 / 24

Watch Lesson 6 Slide Presentation Part 4 (13:48) Air and air barriers

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 11 / 24

Watch Lesson 6 Slide Presentation Part 5 (45:10) Moisture and vapour barriers

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 12 / 24

Read for Familiarity, "Straube, J., Grin, A. (2010) Building America Special Research Project: High-R Roofs Case Study Analysis Building America Report - 1006 30 November 2010"       

Resource: https://buildingscience.com/sites/default/files/migrate/pdf/BA-1006_BA_High-R_Roofs_Case_Study_Analysis.pdf

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 13 / 24

Read for Familiarity, "Straube, J., Smegal, J. Building America Special Research Project: High-R Walls Case Study Analysis Building America Report - 0903  “

Original source: http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/publications/pdfs/building_america/high-r_value_walls_case_study_2011.pdf

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 14 / 24

Read for Familiarity, "Straube, J., Smegal, J. (2010) BA-1003: Building America Special Research Project—High-R Foundations Case Study Analysis

Original source: http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/publications/pdfs/building_america/high-r_foundations_report.pdf

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 15 / 24

Read for Familiarity, O'Connor, J., Lee, E., Rubinstein, F., Selkowitz, S. (2013) Tips for Daylighting (2nd edition w/ 2014 updates), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Original source: http://windows.lbl.gov/daylighting/designguide/LBNL_Tips_for_Daylighting.pdf

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 16 / 24

Student Resources Read for interest, Commercial Windows Fact Sheets, Windows for High Performance Commercial Buildings, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Resource: http://www.commercialwindows.org/factsheets.php

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 17 / 24

Lesson 6 Reading Assignment Student Resource - Read for Interest & Familiarity, Whole Building Design Guide

Resource: http://www.wbdg.org/design/

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 18 / 24

Post Lesson 6 Reading Assignment Student Resource - Read for Interest & Familiarity, Building Science Corporation

Resource: http://www.buildingscience.com/index_html

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 19 / 24

Watch Lesson 7 Slide Presentation Part 1 (41:48) Heat exchange considerations including LMTD, surface area, flow, HYU characteristics and effectiveness.

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 20 / 24

Watch Lesson 7 Slide Presentation Part 2 (53:12) Types of heat terminal units and typical equipment associated with hydronic systems.

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 21 / 24

Watch Lesson 7 Slide Presentation Part 3 (19:21) The good, bad and ugly in boiler rooms.

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 22 / 24

Project Assignment Download and Complete the Table, Answer the Question: IEQ Perspective vs Energy Perspective (.xlsx)   

Use the "Pop-out" button above to download the .xlsx file with full functionality. This is a limited preview of the file:

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 23 / 24

Email your completed assignment to Robert Bean and be prepared to discuss in class.

WEEK 4 - ASSIGNMENT 24 / 24

Download, "Framing Factor and Window Area Effects on Wall R-Values Spreadsheet" (Not part of the course curriculum - for general interest only) (.xlsx)
 

Week 5 - Components Modules Systems, Pressure Theory, Flow Theory, Velocity and Head Losses in Fluid-Based Systems

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 1 / 29

Watch Lesson 8 Slide Presentation Part 1 of 1 (48:16) Components, Modules and Systems. Overview of assembling hybrid HVAC systems with an emphasis on hydronics.

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 2 / 29

Watch Lesson 9 Slide Presentation Part 1 of 1 (43:33) Pressure Theory in Closed Loop Hydronic Systems; Static, Dynamic and Expansion. 

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 3 / 29

Download Excel Tool Play for familiarity, air-water-flow-calculator (.xlsx)              

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 4 / 29

Download Software Play for Competency, “System Syzer” you will be using this tool in your capstone project. If this new to you then follow the tutorials provided with the tool.

Resource: http://bellgossett.com/selection-sizing-cad-tools/system-syzer/

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 5 / 29

Read for Familiarity Cavitation, Princeton University

Resource: http://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Cavitation.html

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 6 / 29

 Watch for Familiarity Water Boiling at Room Temperatures, Under a Vacuum    

Resource: http://youtu.be/XoOQNwcrDWE

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 7 / 29

Watch for Familiarity Cavitation Theory - watch first 2.5 minutes.

Resource: http://youtu.be/K_w3gcvA87I

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 8 / 29

Watch for familiarity: Cavitation in a control valve - watch first 3:30 minutes         

Resource: http://youtu.be/ZlrFMmGs_NI

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 9 / 29

Student Resource: download and familiarize yourself with the Dow Heat Transfer Fluids Handbooks       

Resource: http://www.dow.com/heattrans/applications/hvac.htm

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 10 / 29

 Student resource: Play for competency the Dow Heat Transfer properties online calcualtor

Resource: http://www.dow.com/heattrans/fluidfile/calculator/NA/glycol.html

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 11 / 29

Student Resource: Play for competency the Plastic Pipe Institute online calculator - specifically the water flow calculator for velocity and head loss.

Resource: http://plasticpipe.org/publications/software-ppi-calculator.html

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 12 / 29

Reading assignment: Lesson 10 Read for Understanding, Cooling Coil Heat Transfer, Volume 31, Trane 1

Resource: http://www.trane.com/content/dam/Trane/Commercial/global/products-systems/education-training/engineers-newsletters/airside-design/adm_apn002_en_021302.pdf

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 13 / 29

Download Excel Tool: Play for Competency, Calculating-LMTD-and-Coil-Outputs, password to open = healthyheating3

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 14 / 29

Watch Lesson 10 Slide Presentation Part 1 of 5 (16:47) Introduction to flow and fluid characteristics.

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 15 / 29

Watch Lesson 10 Slide Presentation Part 2 of 5 (32:56) Introduction to selecting differential temperatures, and selecting pipe based on velocity and head loss.

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 16 / 29

Watch Lesson 10 Slide Presentation Part 3 of 5 (21:00) Perils of improved building efficiency on flow rates and practical applications of flow in a heating coil, cooling coil, dehumidification coils.

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 17 / 29

Watch Lesson 10 Slide Presentation Part 4 of 5 (18:53) Introduction to piping systems, zoning with valves versus circulators

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 18 / 29

Watch Lesson 10 Slide Presentation Part 5 of 5 (18:40) Introduction to mixing and injection flow, perils of using flow to solve problems.

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 19 / 29

Preparation for Lesson 11, watch video Characteristics of Laminar and Turbulent Flow, specifically watch minutes 12:00 to 14:00, For those with extra time and interest watch the entire video.     

Resource: http://youtu.be/eIHVh3cIujU

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 20 / 29

Watch Lesson 11 Slide Presentation Part 1 of 1 (29:40) Selecting pipe for velocity and head loss plus turbulent versus laminar flow.

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 21 / 29

Read for familiarity from National Institute of Building Sciences Mechanical Insulation Design Guide - Design Objectives

Original resource: http://www.wbdg.org/design/midg_design_ccchp.php

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 22 / 29

Read for familiarity from National Institute of Building Sciences Condensation Control Calculator for Horizontal Pipe, Mechanical Insulation Design Guide - Design Objectives

Original resource: http://www.wbdg.org/design/midg_design_ccchp.php

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 23 / 29

Read for familiarity TIAC Mechanical Insulation Best Practices Guide

Original resource: http://www.tiac.ca/downloads/best-practices-guide/BestPracticesGuide_E.pdf

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 24 / 29

Read for familiarity Patterson, J.E., Miers, R.J. (2010) The Thermal Conductivity of Common Tubing Materials Applied in a Solar Water Heater Collector. Western Carolina University          

Original resource: http://ascpro0.ascweb.org/archives/cd/2010/paper/CPRT192002010.pdf

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 25 / 29

 Read for familiarity: Copper Tube & Fittings Publication No. 28E, Canadian Copper & Brass Development Association, Second Edition, 2000

Original resource: http://en.coppercanada.ca/pdfs/28e.pdf

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 26 / 29

Read for familiarity, Handbook of PE Pipe, Second Edition, Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI)

Original resource: http://plasticpipe.org/publications/pe_handbook.html

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 27 / 29

Use for competence, PPI online calculator Design and Engineering Calculator for Polyethylene Piping     

Original resource: http://plasticpipe.org/publications/software-ppi-calculator.html

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 28 / 29

Read for understanding, Water Flow Characteristics of Thermoplastic Pipe, Plastic Pipe Institute

Original resource: http://plasticpipe.org/pdf/tr-14_waterflow_characteristics.pdf

WEEK 5 - ASSIGNMENT 29 / 29

Read for familiarity, R-Value and Thermal Conductivity of PEX and PE-RT, TR-48/2014, Plastic Pipe Institute           

Original resource: http://plasticpipe.org/pdf/tr48-r-value-thermal-conductivity-pex-pe-rt.pdf

 

Week 6 - Control Valve Theory, Head Loss, Fluid Expansion and Pressure Control, and Air Separation for Fluid-Based Systems


WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 1 / 20

Student Resources Download and read briefly for familiarity all available documents from IMI Hydronic Knowledge.       

Original resource:  http://www.imi-hydronic.com/en/knowledge-tools/technical-articles/theory/

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 2 / 20

Student Resource Download all 8 chapters from, 8 Steps - Control of Heating Systems, Danfoss, 2000 (.docx)     

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 3 / 20

Download Excel spreadsheet: Play for Competency, Calculating-mixed-temperatures. Password to open = healthyheating3

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 4 / 20

Watch Lesson 12 Slide Presentation Part 1 of 5 (39:56) Introduction to the control loop, control valves, and valve coefficient (CV).

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 5 / 20

Watch Lesson 12 Slide Presentation Part 2 of 5 (28:29) Control valve characteristics, coil characteristics, heat terminal unit characteristics, and characteristics distortion.

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 6 / 20

Watch Lesson 12 Slide Presentation Part 3 of 5 (48:21) Valve rangeability and control valve authority.

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 7 / 20

Watch Lesson 12 Slide Presentation Part 4 of 5 (20:40) Controlling pressure in multi riser, multi branch and multi zone systems.

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 8 / 20

Watch Lesson 12 Slide Presentation Part 5 of 5 (33:00) Master temperature control valves and mixing.

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 9 / 20

Student Resource Download, "Copper Tube Handbook - Copper Development Association"

Original resource:  http://www.copper.org/publications/pub_list/pdf/copper_tube_handbook.pdf

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 10 / 20

Student Resource: Download Chapter 6 and 13 from the, "Plastics Pipe Institute« Handbook of Polyethylene Pipe "

Original resource:  http://www.performancepipe.com/en-us/Documents/PPI%20Handbook.pdf

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 11 / 20

Student Resource: Download, "Hydronic System Design with the Bell & Gossett System Syzer"

Resource: http://xylemappliedwater.co.uk/files/2012/07/7534.pdf

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 12 / 20

Student Resource Download, "Grundfos Technical Guide"

Original resource:  http://ca.grundfos.com/content/dam/GCA/Literature/Other/LTGPG001_0902_HVAC.pdf

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 13 / 20

Student Resource Download, "Engineering Cookbook, A Handbook for the Mechanical Designer"

Original resource:  http://www.lorencook.com/PDFs/Catalogs/Cookbook_Catalog.pdf

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 14 / 20

Watch Lesson 13 Slide Presentation Part 1 of 4 (28:52) Review of head losses and calculation example of a simple system.

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 15 / 20

Watch Lesson 13 Slide Presentation Part 2 of 4 (43:04) Head loss example #2, multi zones of the same load; example #3 multi zones with different loads.

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 16 / 20

Watch Lesson 13 Slide Presentation Part 3 of 4 (37:53) Unbalanced vs balanced direct return system.

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 17 / 20

Watch Lesson 13 Slide Presentation Part 4 of 4 (24:50 Unbalanced vs balanced reverse return system.

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 18 / 20

Student Resource: Use online or download one or more expansion tank sizing tools. Embedded links in Word doc.

Resource: expansion.tank.sizing.tools

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 19 / 20

Watch Lesson 14 Slide Presentation Part 1 of 1 (18:08) Fluid Expansion and Expansion Tanks

WEEK 6 - ASSIGNMENT 20 / 20

Watch Lesson 15 Slide Presentation Part 1 of 1 (10:36) Air Separation Theory and Air Separators

 

Week 7 - Circulator Theory, Low Loss Headers, Control Logic Theory


WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 1 / 21

Watch Lesson 16 Slide Presentation Part 1 of 4 (25:23) Introduction to circulators and curves.

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 2 / 21

Watch Lesson 16 Slide Presentation Part 2 of 4 (15:31) Introduction to circulators curves and dynamic

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 3 / 21

Watch Lesson 16 Slide Presentation Part 3 of 4 (34:24) Affinity Laws, Curve types and fluid characteristics.

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 4 / 21

Watch Lesson 16 Slide Presentation Part 4 of 4 (15:39) Circulator, system and distribution efficiency.

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 5 / 21

Reading Assignment lesson 16 Read for Familiarity: Wire-to-Water Efficiency of Pumping Systems

Original resource: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CCIQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fbookstore.ashrae.biz%2Fjournal%2Fdownload.php%3Ffile%3DRishel.pdf&ei=f0pkVPieF5HzoAT_o4BA&usg=AFQjCNHKAs0szha2--SLl-dZ-9ruIpEfKw&sig2=CxnA2wCCEBi

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 6 / 21

Reading Assignment lesson 16 Read for Familiarity: Sizing, selecting pumps and circulators

Original resource: http://www.csemag.com/single-article/sizing-selecting-pumps-and-circulators/e6b7581360f121c7fbf6c39fcb381517.html

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 7 / 21

Reading Assignment lesson 16 Read for Familiarity: Engineers put control valve to the test: Web exclusive, Pressure independent control valve solves instability problems, saves energy, and reduces equipment maintenance.

Original resource: http://www.csemag.com/single-article/engineers-put-control-valve-to-the-test-web-exclusive/75e7761eab5c4d80417345aacbb62d7e.html

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 8 / 21

Download Document Links to Circulator Manufacturers Selection Software (.docx)

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 9 / 21

Watch Lesson 17 Slide Presentation Part 1 of 1 (51:23) Introduction to Low Loss Headers

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 10 / 21

Reading Assignment lesson 17 Read for Familiarity: Best Practice: Low Loss Headers - CIBSE Journal February 2014

Resource: http://portfolio.cpl.co.uk/CIBSE/201402/best-practice-low-loss-headers/

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 11 / 21

Reading Assignment lesson 17 Read for Familiarity: Primary/Secondary Pumping…Low Loss Headers (FIA site was temporarily down as of Oct 27)

Resource: http://www.fiainc.com/documents/9-09Primary-SecondaryPumping...LowLossHeaders.pdf

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 12 / 21

Reading Assignment lesson 17 Read for Familiarity: Hydraulic Separation, idronics Issue 1 (.pdf)

Original resource: http://www.caleffi.com/sites/default/files/coll_attach_file/idronics_1_0.pdf

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 13 / 21

Watch Lesson 18 Slide Presentation Part 1 of 3 (19:45) Introduction to Control Logic.

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 14 / 21

Watch Lesson 18 Slide Presentation Part 2 of 3 (33:01) Introduction to Discontinuous Signals plus P, PI and PID Logic

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 15 / 21

Watch Lesson 18 Slide Presentation Part 3 of 3 (44:44) Introduction to Continuous Signals plus P, PI, PID and Fuzzy Logic

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 16 / 21

Reading Assignment lesson 18 Read for Familiarity: Fundamentals of HVAC Controls

Original resource: http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~culler/cs294-f09/m197content.pdf

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 17 / 21

Watch Video lesson 18 Watch for Interest: PID Math Demystified

Resource: http://youtu.be/JEpWlTl95Tw

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 18 / 21

Download Homework Design Project 1 Schematic. Fill in the blanks - use design project 1 spreadsheet to solve for answers. (.pdf)

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 19 / 21

Download Homework Design Project 1 Spreadsheet. Fill in the blanks - use answer tab to check your values. (.xlsx)

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 20 / 21

Reading assignment See document TA two way valves, page 32 and 33 figure 5 for more info on design project. (.pdf)

WEEK 7 - ASSIGNMENT 21 / 21

Reading assignment Download and read for understanding design project TA-Two_Way(.pdf)

 

Week 8 - Radiant Cooling & Heating & Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS), Part 1 Introduction


WEEK 8 - ASSIGNMENT 1 / 4

Watch Lesson 19 Slide Presentation Part 1 of 9 (43:41) Global history of radiant heating and cooling; radiant theory and application.

WEEK 8 - ASSIGNMENT 2 / 4

Watch Lesson 19 Slide Presentation Part 2 of 9 (26:05) Development of flux and heat transfer coefficients for cooling and heating panels.

WEEK 8 - ASSIGNMENT 3 / 4

Watch Lesson 19 Slide Presentation Part 3 of 9 (43:45) Slab on grade, back losses, insulation; steel deck systems, hollow core and structural slabs w/ or w/o toppings; walls and subfloor systems; ceiling systems.

WEEK 8 - ASSIGNMENT 4 / 4

Watch Lesson 19 Slide Presentation Part 4 of 9 (20:07) Effects of tube depth, spacing and patterns on cooling and heating surface temperature efficacy.

 

Week 9 - Radiant Cooling & Heating & Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS), Part 2, Application


WEEK 9 - ASSIGNMENT 1 / 6

Watch Lesson 19 Slide Presentation Part 5 of 9 (1:30:06) Radiant heating design process using ASHRAE Figure 9 nomograph.

WEEK 9 - ASSIGNMENT 2 / 6

Watch Lesson 19 Slide Presentation Part 6 of 9 (48:39) Radiant cooling design process Part A: Ventilation, dehumidification, sensible and latent cooling; radiant cooling with floors, walls and ceilings.

WEEK 9 - ASSIGNMENT 3 / 6

Watch Lesson 19 Slide Presentation Part 7 of 9 (45:11) Part B: DOAS cooling coil, calculating injection flow rates and controlling system fluid temperatures.

WEEK 9 - ASSIGNMENT 4 / 6

Watch Lesson 19 Slide Presentation Part 8 of 9 (23:54) Part C: Control and balancing valve selections; specify valve Cv, authority and characteristics.

WEEK 9 - ASSIGNMENT 5 / 6

Watch Lesson 19 Slide Presentation Part 9 of 9 (39:06) Architectural and interior design considerations

WEEK 9 - ASSIGNMENT 6 / 6

Download Course Slides (386 mb) Available from Dropbox. Very large file - save to computer before opening! Password to open file, "healthyheating.Integrated.2014"

Resource: https://www.dropbox.com/s/m860ofaruoemsg1/Full%20Course%2011x17.4x4.pdf

 

Week 10 - Putting it all Together + Capstone Project


WEEK 10 - ASSIGNMENT 1 / 6

Download Capstone Introduction, Schematic, Problems and Solutions Part 1 of 2 Capstone.Intro.Tasks.Schemat.Fig9 (.pdf)

Resource: Capstone.Intro.Tasks.Schemat.Fig9.pdf

WEEK 10 - ASSIGNMENT 2 / 6

Download Capstone Problems and Solutions Part 2 of 2, Spreadsheet Capstone.worksheets.prob.and.solutions.RB.V3.22.12.2014, password to open = hh.Dec.27.2014.cap (.xlsx)

Resource: Capstone.worksheets.prob.and.solutions.RB.V3.22.12.2014

WEEK 10 - ASSIGNMENT 3 / 6

Email your capstone file(s) for review to info(at)healthyheating(dot)com

WEEK 10 - ASSIGNMENT 4 / 6

Watch Capstone orientation from Spring 2015 (May 20th, 2015 recording) Recording File (needs WebEx Player) (.arf)

Resource: Robert_Bean_s_WebEx_Meeting-20150530_1735-1

 

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