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HVAC for Property & Facility Managers

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3/6/2013 - 7257 SW Kable Lane Portland, OR 97224
$ 240.00
Hours Contact Number of Seats Intended Audience
8:00 am - 4:30 pm TraneOregon 503-620-8031 30Open Property managers, facility managers, owners, and maintenance supervisors of buildings and HVAC systems.


OVERVIEW This course is designed to help property and facility managers gain a greater insight in the management of HVAC in their facilities. It familiarizes them with air conditioning principles, system components, functionality and operation. Attendees will learn basic refrigeration principles, the inter-relation of components of an air conditioning system, basics of heat and heating systems, pumps, zoning, air handlers, power distribution, fundamentals of controls and other pertinent information. Objectives • Describe an air conditioning zone and the concepts used to determine zoning needs. • Identify the components and operation of a low-pressure hot water and a steam heating boiler and the associated heating coils, radiators, hot water converters and humidifiers connected to them. • Describe a basic refrigeration cycle, common refrigeration applications, chiller, water cooled condensers, cooling tower, and low-pressure centrifugal chiller. • Identify the factors that affect human comfort and their impact on building occupants. • Describe the strategies used to manage indoor air quality and list some of the common sources of contamination. • Describe a basic air conditioner air handler operation, including components, economizer cycle, control strategies and safety controls. • Describe the basic operation of various single and multiple zone air handlers, including some VAV system options that improve comfort. • Define basic air measurement terminology and describe the characteristics of various fans and of series and parallel piped pumps. • Define basic control terminology and describe the role of the unit, system and building management level of controls. • Describe the components and strategy used in developing a maintenance management system. Audience

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Our classes include all study materials and literature. Full day classes include continental breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule a class.

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We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule a class. You may cancel less than 10 business days prior to class for a refund of your tuition less a $50 cancellation fee or you may send a substitute from your organization. For cancellations less than 3 business days prior to the class you may send a substitute or receive a refund less a $100 cancellation fee. NO SHOWS will be billed the full class price. All classes are held on site in our Training Center. Visit for more information and directions. We reserve the right to refuse service.

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