PGE - Advanced ACCA Manual D

Friday, May 18, 2012 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Also Offered March 22 (Thursday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm) Fresno--EOC
April 25 (Wednesday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm) San Jose--Pipe Trades
May 25 (Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm) Stockton--ETC
Description It is recommended that participants attend the ACCA Manual J Equipment Sizing and Selection and ACCA Manual D Duct Design courses prior to attending this class. This class will step beyond the introduction to ACCA Manual D to more advanced topics, including how to perform Manual D calculations both manually and using the official Wrightsoft ACCA computer software program. This class will be presented using computers for hands-on training. Participants will perform group exercises and have the opportunity to work on individual problems with the instructor's assistance.

Class topics will cover:
- Homes with multiple HVAC systems
- Two-story homes with single systems
- Using the computer program to generate room-by-room load calculations and select HVAC equipment
- How to use the graphic design module of the computer software, which automatically calculates room-by-room load calculations and provides Manual D duct design.

North American Technician Excellence (NATE) continuing education credits are available for this course.

Audience Level It is recommended that participants taking this advanced class should prepare by first taking both the Equipment Sizing & Selection Using ACCA Manual J class and the ACCA Manual D class.
Introductions and Safety Announcements
Introduction to the Wrightsoft & ACCA Manual D Software
Describing the HVAC system in the computer program
Describing the house in the computer program
Using the program to perform the Manual D calculations
Making changes to system design or equipment selection to improve system performance
Performing Manual D calculations for a two-story house
Manual D printouts and reports
Wrap-up, Q&A, Post-course evaluation
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
Credits N/A


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San Jose--Pipe Trades