Dec 03, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

INHR 40051 - System Balancing

0.83 CR
In this module, the HVAC-R student will learn about the procedures and equipment used for testing, adjusting, and balancing air distribution systems. The student will also learn about psychometric charts and how they are used to determine the makeup of the air.

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.