HVAC Design, Drafting, Estimation & Construction per ASHRAE

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Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning - ASHRAE/ISHRAE/SMACNA 


The training program deals with HVAC fundamentals/Systems/Components, system design, HVAC drawings & drafting, equipment erection, project estimation, equipment maintenance & detail engineering of Central HVAC Systems including DX Air Systems & Chilled Water Systems with dedicated training sessions covering detailed applications & usage of codes & standards like ASHRAE, ISHRAE, SMACNA, ASME, ARI, DW 142, BS, & CIBSE.


Fresh Mechanical Engineering Graduates, Fresh Electrical Engineering Graduates, MEP Engineers, HVAC Engineers (Project / Design / Estimation / Maintenance), HVAC Draftsmen, MEP Draftsmen, MEP Co-coordinators, HVAC Site Supervisors, HVAC Technicians, HVAC QA/QC engineers, Design & Project Managers.


Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to

Learn to use codes & standards of HVAC industry.

Design HVAC Systems  - perform calculations, route, select equipments, estimate quantities and create HVAC drawings (Detailed & Shop Drawings)

Perform cooling / heating load calculations for buildings.

Design the Ventilation, DX Air & Chilled Water Distribution Systems  for Residential &  Commercial Buildings

Understand the complete Design (Air Duct , Chilled Water) Selection & Installation of different components & Systems used in the HVAC Systems


The participants enrolling for the training program at IPEBS can look forward for a challenging position in Engineering Consulting & Construction Companies for different residential, commercial and industrial projects. 

Work in multi – trillion dollar building services construction industry in India & Gulf Countries as 

Design Engineers, 

Project/Procurement (Site Engineers), 

Estimation, Co-ordination Engineers

Testing & Commissioning 



Maintenance Engineers.



Module 1- Introduction to HVAC

o Scope of HVAC Industry with overview of Consulting & Construction industry.

o Concepts of Air conditioning systems.

o Codes & Standards

Module 2 - Refrigerant

o Types of refrigerant, Codes & Cylinder colors

o Evaporating & condensing properties of refrigerant.

o Refrigerant Pipe sizing methods

o Darcy-Weisbach Method of Pipe sizing

Module 3 - Principles of air conditioning

o Components of Vapor compression cycle

o Functioning of Vapor compression cycle

o Sub cooling & Super Heating Modes

o Understanding of Suction Line, Discharge Line & Liquid Line

o Understanding of Absorption Chilling system

Module 4 - Air conditioning systems-Functioning/Installation/Selection/Maintenance 

a) Local cooling comfort System

 Window Air conditioning

 Split Air conditioning

 Multi Split Air conditioning- VRF/VRV systems

 Chilled water Fan coil unit

b) Centrally air conditioned system

 Central Air Conditioning System/All Air System

 Chilled water system/ All Water System

Module 5 - Psychometric chart

o Properties of Air (DBT, RH, WBT, HR, DPT, ENTHALPY)

Module 6 - Components of AHU & its functioning

o Cooling

o Heating

o Humidification Methods

o Dehumidification Methods

o Filtration

o Types of Fans, Arrangement of Fans

o Arrangements of Components of AHU

Module 7 - Cooling & Heating load estimation

o Basics of Heat transfer in a building envelop.

o Understanding of Outdoor & Indoor Conditions.

o Indoor Conditions requirements

o Exposure of Wall, Latitude of Location, Daily Range etc

o Factors affecting the loads estimate.

a) Heat Gain Calculation/Cooling Load Calculation

 Sources of Heat Gain

 External- Sun Gain through Glass/Window, Sun Gain through Roof/Wall Partition gain

 Internal - People, Lights, Electrical Equipments, Motors, Kitchen Appliances

 Heat gain through Infiltration air, Heat gain thorough Ventilation & By-pass air.

 Heat gain through ducts.

 Calculating ESHF, GTH, ADP, Dehumidified CFM.

b) Heat loss calculations

 Basics of Heat loss in a building envelop. Sources of Heat loss

 Heat loss through Glass/window, Heat loss through Roof/Wall

 Heat loss through Partition Glass/wall/Floor/slab, Heat loss through Infiltration air/Ventilation air & Bypass air. 

 Heat loss through slab on Grade

Note: Cooling & Heating Load calculation on Project (Commercial/Residential)

Module 8 - Design of Air Distribution System.

o Understanding the need of Air Distribution System Design

a) Components of Air distribution system- Function/Selection/Installation/Maintenance

 Types of Ducts, Duct Plenum, Flexible Connector, Sound Attenuator, 

 Duct Fittings- Duct Elbows selections (Long radius, Short radius- No throat, Throat elbows, with heel radius, throat radius & radius of elbow). 

 Vanes location & number of vanes required. 

 Duct Offset & Transition fittings site measurements methods

 Dampers, Types of Diffusers, RAG, Flexible Duct, Flexible Connector, End Cap, Sound Attenuator etc. 

 Duct Material Calculation- GI sheet, Total sheet required in kg’s. Gauge of duct & Thickness of Gauge. Hanger Spacing, Hanger Rod Diameter and Angle support Size. 

 Supply & Return Duct configuration, Assigning Velocity of Air (FPM) to each Section of Supply and Return Duct Low Velocity system, Medium Velocity System and High Velocity System. 

 Supply and Return Duct configurations & Routing methods- Extended Plenum Systems, Radial System, Trunk and Branch system 

b) Duct designing methods.

 Velocity reduction method.

 Equal friction Method. 

 Static regain method.

 Fan selection & Static pressure calculation

 Constant Flow & Variable Flow Air distribution system

 Selection & Installation of VAV’s, Diffusers, Sound Attenuator, Flexible ducts & other ducting components

Note: Air Distribution System Design on Project (Commercial/Residential)

Module 9 - Design of Ventilation system.

o Types of Ventilation System (Supply, Extract & Balanced)

o Components of Ventilation system.

o Design of Extract System for Toilets, Garbage Rooms, Warehouse Etc.

o Design of Car Park Ventilation System.

o Negative & Positive pressure requirements.

o Restaurant and Residence Kitchen Ventilation System Design

o Sizing of Hood, Number of filters required & Duct designing. 

Note: Ventilation System Design on Project (Commercial/Residential)

Module 10 - Chilled Water system design-Function/Selection/Installation/Maintenance

Introduction to Chilled water system, Hot water system.

a) Classification of chillers

 As per Evaporator- DX & Flooded Type

 As per Condenser- Air Cooled, Water Cooled & Evaporative

 As per compressor- Reciprocating, Centrifugal & Rotary/Scroll 

 Chiller arrangements, Cooling tower arrangement, Types of cooling tower 

 Expansion tank Function, Selection & Installation

b) Pumps 

Pump Types 

 Arrangement of Pumps

 Production Pumps. 

 Distribution Pumps 

 Pump Schemes of Chilled water system

c) Piping fundamentals

 Pipe designators, piping standards.

 Piping fittings- Elbows (Long Radius & Short Radius) Bends (45 Deg & U), Stub in Connections, Reducers, Olets and Components.

 Valves used in Chilled water system – Gate Valve, Globe Valve, Butterfly Valve, Check or NRV Pressure Regulation & Safety, Double Regulation Valve

 Automatic Valves used in Chilled water system- 2-Way & 3-Way

 Piping Arrangement –Closed Loop & Open Loop, 2-Way Piping, 3-Way piping & 4-Way piping.

d) Chilled Water System Design

 Water Demand calculations- Chilled Water GPM/Condenser Water GPM/Hot Water GPM calculations

 Calculation Water velocity- Suction side & Discharge side, assigning velocity to different pipe sections.

 Pipe routing & Pipe Sizing for Chilled water & condenser water piping

 District cooling system design & installation

 Friction loss calculation for the piping system

 Friction Loss in Straight Pipes. 

 Friction Loss in Straight Pipes. Friction Loss in Fittings. Valves used in Chilled Water System

 Friction Loss in Valves & Special components.

 Calculating TDH for Pump (Open Piping System and Closed Piping System). 

 Pipe Sizing Manual Method Hazen-Williams Equation for Calculating Friction Loss

 Pump Cavitations & NPSH Calculation for Pump

Module 11 - Equipment Selection

o AHU & FCU classification and selection.

o Package Unit Selection DX- Chiller Selection

o Condenser Selection (Air cooled, Water Cooled, Evaporative)

o Cooling Tower Selection Mixed Air Temperature Calculation

o HRF for Open and Closed Compressor

o Expansion Tank Selection

Module 12 - Estimation of Project

o BOQ preparation

o Understanding the tendering requirements

o Final Billing & Quotations finalization

Module 13 - Drafting of HVAC Systems

o Introduction to Drafting

o Types of Drawings used in the industry

o Study & Preparation of Floor Drawings

o Roof Drawings

o Sectional Drawings

o Builders Work Drawings

o Co- ordination Drawings

o Riser Diagram, Abbreviations & Symbols used

Module 14 – HVAC Software’s

o Heat Load Calculation Excel Sheet

o Online Tonnage Calculator

o HAP 4.5(Hourly Analysis Program)

o Duct Sizer

o Pipe Sizer

o BETA Performance

o Toshiba VRF Pipe Sizer