- October 24, 2023 - October 26, 2023
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Who is it for
Contractors, technicians, design and utility personnel, wholesalers, energy commission officials, licensing and code officials, and others interested in learning the importance, including the economic and environmental benefits, of accurate residential load calculation procedures for system design.
Day 1: ACCA Manual J 8th Edition – Residential Load Calculations
Receive complete instructions for estimating heat loss and heat gain for residential structures. Using MJ8ae we will cover the process that produces equipment sizing loads for single-family-detached homes, small multi-unit structures, condominiums, townhouses, and manufactured homes. It provides quick supplemental details and advanced topics as well as supporting reference tables and appendices.
Day 2: Manual S 2nd Edition
The focus here is how to properly select equipment for a dwelling using a detailed heating & cooling load calculation and actual OEM performance data from different manufacturers (Air Conditioning/ Heat Pumps/ Gas Furnaces). The duct design portion may begin at some point during this 2nd day.
Day 3: Manual D 3rd Edition – Residential Duct Systems
Designing a residential duct system as per ACCA Manual D will be the focus. You can apply this procedure to constant volume systems and zoned, variable air volume systems, over the full range of duct construction materials. Manual D also includes the most comprehensive equivalent length data ever published. Day 3 is finished up with instruction on following the guidance in Manual T.
Registration for an ACCA in-person RDQI class always includes the following required materials: Manual J 8th Edition, ACCA Duct Slide Rule, Manual D, and ACCA/ANSI Standard 5. Plus, you will also receive: Manual S, Manual T.
Registration fees includes: Catered lunch
Instructor: Ed Janowiak, Manager HVAC Design Education at Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), has 35-plus years of HVAC experience and more than 20 years delivering technical topics from his time as the technical director at Eastern Heating and Cooling Council based out of Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. He has more than 15 years of practical experience in the field as a service manager, technician, and installer working at various companies and as the owner and president of Bramante Energy Inc.