This Course is recommended for mechanical engineers and is optional for architects, lighting designers, electrical engineers, building plan examiners, field building inspectors, construction contractors, and energy performance specialists.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- Describe when airside and waterside economizers are required.
- Explain how to apply economizer control strategies.
- Explain how integrated economizers work and when the Standard requires them.
- Explain how to minimize and/or eliminate simultaneous heating and cooling to comply with the Standard.
- List the control strategies required for heat pump systems and two-pipe hydronic systems.
- List the controls that are required to prevent reheating when dehumidifying a space.
- Explain how to apply the Standard when humidifying a space.
To begin the course, read the Standard, sections 6.5.1 through 6.5.2 and User's Manual, pages 6-41 through 6-60.
This course will offer you instruction with interactive exercises, problem solving demonstrations, and skills development in a virtual environment supplemented by an authorative course reader.
The courses begins with a reading assignment from both ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2004 and the 90.1 User's Manual. Both reading assignments are provided as an eBook. You may also purchase print versions of these books from ASHRAE.
To get the most effective result we recommend that you complete the reading assignment for each online lesson before beginning the lesson.
At the end of the course you may complete a graded assessment.