PGE - ACCA Manual D - Duct Design

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Time, Location April 24 (Tuesday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm) San Jose--Pipe Trades
Also Offered March 07 (Wednesday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm) Stockton--ETC
March 21 (Wednesday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm) Fresno--Johnstone Supply
May 17 (Thursday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm) San Jose--Pipe Trades
May 24 (Thursday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm) Stockton--ETC
Description It is recommended that participants attend this class prior to attending the Advanced ACCA Manual D class. This class provides a review of the ACCA Residential Design System and approved software, Manual D procedure, and proper documentation. Learn how to achieve efficiency compliance while optimizing ductwork for competitive pricing and comfort. North American Technician Excellence (NATE) continuing education credits are available for this class.
Audience Level This is an entry level course for participants who have already attended Equipment Sizing & Selection Using ACCA Manual J.
Introduction: The Benefits of Duct Design
A Foundation for the Day's Learning
Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Design System
Manual J, Manual S, Manual D, Manual T
Basic Principles – Residential Duct Sizing Calculations
Information from Manual J and Manual S
Friction Rate Worksheet
Total Effective Length
Friction Rate Calculation and Use
Example House – Loads, Equipment, Air Flow
Duct sizing Calculations
Flexible Duct System Design and Sizing
Example House – Duct Design Exercises
Manual D Computer Software Demonstration
Final Questions & Answers
Instructor(s) Gary Wollin
Gary Wollin has taught efficient building techniques and coordinated commercial, industrial, and residential construction projects nationally and internationally. He has been involved with the California Energy Code and the HERS program since 2002. He is presently an Associate at Douglas Beaman and Associates and shares the teaching of various aspects of the California Energy Code throughout the State. He brings to each course a balanced overall background of construction that embodies energy efficiency, sustainability, and the energy code. He has a relaxed style that involves his audience and promotes easy comprehension of the topic.
Resources N/A
Cost No fee for this program for California businesses and residents.
Credits N/A


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San Jose--Pipe Trades