data is the foundation of acoustical analysis and it is often used for
comparing equipment from different manufacturers. Unfortunately not
all manufacturers present sound data in the same format. This ENL will
focus on clarifying sound data terms and weighting methods so that the
differences in sound data presentation are apparent. Examples of the
common mistakes made when comparing chillers, air-handlers, VAV units,
and fan coils are discussed.
Harshaw (host), Dustin Meredith, Dave Guckelberger, Eric Sturm, Dave
how various types of sound data are generated.
the differences in sound data presented for HVAC equipment (e.g.
sound power, sound pressure, dBA)
to properly evaluate sound data to ensure accuracy and sensibility
to specify sound data to compare apples-to-apples
Includes presentation slides, presenter biographies,
Assessment is required by USGBC and AIA. Please submit the
form, take the quiz and Trane will provide you with a certificate of
completion documenting your online attendance.