Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies Department


1 unit

An introduction to HVAC systems, the systems that provide heating, cooling, humidity control, filtration, and comfort control to facilities. Examines various HVAC systems and their interrelationship with other building systems. Students will consider HVAC technologies that can help facilities managers achieve the goals of lowering energy costs, becoming more environmentally friendly, and enhancing indoor air quality.


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Course Syllabus (Pick up at SRC)

Lesson 1
Lecture 1 Terms and Definitions
Assignment #1 Energy and Comfort Survey

Lesson 2
Lecture 2 HVAC Systems
Assignment #2 Energy Conservation Opportunities

Lesson 3
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Other Reading Materials
Refrigeration Cycle
Package Unit Schematic
Air Cooled Chiller Schematic
Water Cooled Chiller Schematic
Engineering System Solutions

Environmental Studies Building: Kirsch Center
Contact: Pat Cornely
Phone: 408.864.8628

Last Updated: 3/25/09