Dec 06, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

INHR 40011 - Indoor Air Quality

0.63 CR
In this module, the HVAC-R student will learn about indoor air quality and its effect on the health and comfort of building occupants. This module will provide a guideline for performing a building IAQ survey and identify the equipment and methods used to test or control indoor air quality.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explain the importance of indoor air quality and how we control it.
  2. Describe how air handling equipment humidifies, dehumidifies, heats or cools, filters, pressurizes, and replaces indoor building air.
  3. Describe air distribution equipment including ductwork and filtration devices.
  4. Identify differences between fan curves, ductwork, diffusers, registers, grilles, dampers, and vapor barriers.
  5. Differentiate and interpret the quality requirements of different buildings such as residential, commercial, and industrial.
  6. Explain and demonstrate the techniques and tools used to manipulate equipment related to indoor air quality, air balance, air pressure, air distribution, air conditioning, and air velocity.