HVAC Training

This is a two-day 16-hour training course The only prerequisite is that you take the Revit MEP Fundamentals course before taking this course or have an equivalent amount of work experience approved by the instructor.

Heating And Cooling Load Analysis

Preparing the Project for Performing an Energy Analysis
Setting Project Information
Specifying Energy Analysis Settings
Specifying Building and Space Type Settings
Zones and Spaces
Computing Space Volumes
Specify Individual Space Parameters for Energy Analysis
Creating a Space Energy Analysis Schedule
Using the Schedule to Specify Space Parameters
Adding Data Fields to the Schedule
Building Takeoff Summary

Performing an Energy Analysis using the Revit MEP Integral Tools

Preparing to Add Plenum Spaces
Adding Plenum Spaces
Creating Heating and Cooling Zones for Internal Analysis
Adding Spaces to the Occupied Zones
Adding Spaces to the Unconditioned Zones
Modifying Zone Properties
Examining the Analysis Model
Calculating the Heating and Cooling Loads
Space and Zone Load Summaries
Creating a Heating and Cooling Schedule

Exporting the Analysis Data to gbXML Using Revit MEP

Creating Heating & Cooling Zones for gbXML Export to Trane Trace®
Adding Spaces to the First Floor Zone
Adding Spaces to a Zone after the Zone Has Been Created
Adding Spaces to the Second Floor Zone
Adding Spaces to the Unconditioned Zone
Modifying Zone Properties
Examining the Analysis Model
Exporting to gbXML

Performing an Energy Analysis Using gbXML and Trane TRACE®

Working With Trane TRACE®
Entering Project Information
Creating Templates
Modifying the Imported Room Type Templates
Creating Airflow templates
Creating Thermostat Templates
Creating Construction Templates
Adjusting Internal Loads
Working With Rooms – The Final Tweaks
Setting Load Parameters
Creating Systems
Calculating Results
Previewing the Results
Exporting the Reports to a Folder
Exporting the results to gbXML
Importing the gbXML Results from TRACE
Creating a Heating and Cooling Schedule

Performing an Energy Analysis using gbXML and Carrier HAP®

Exporting the Analysis Data to gbXML Using Revit Architecture
Exporting to gbXML
Examining the Analysis Model
Importing the gbXML File into Carrier HAP45
Entering Project Information
Entering Weather Data
Working with HAP45
Importing the gbXML Data
Reviewing the Imported Spaces
Editing the Project Libraries
Editing the Spaces
Space Properties General Tab
Space Properties Internal Tab
Space Properties Walls, Windows, Doors Tab
Space Properties Roofs Tab
Space Properties Infiltration Tab
Space Properties Floor Tab
Space Properties Partitions Tab
Creating Systems
System Components
Zone Components
Sizing Data
Calculating Results
Previewing Results
Exporting Reports to a Folder
Creating a Heating and Cooling Schedule

Creating An Hvac System

Working With the MEP Model
Creating a room supply air schedule
Creating an Embedded Schedule
Changing the Appearance of the Schedule
Adding Spacer Columns to the Schedule
Grouping Headers in Schedules

Placing Air Terminals on the First Floor

Selecting a Perforated Face Lay-In Supply Terminal
Changing the Insertion Point of a Terminal
Changing the Supply Air Flow of a Terminal
Selecting and placing linear Slot Ceiling Air Terminals
Selecting and Placing Sidewall Air Terminals
Placing Air Terminals on the Second Floor
Selecting and Placing Exhaust Terminals
Completing the Room Air Supply Schedule
Labeling Air Terminals and Grilles
Turning Off the Flow Arrows
Adding Labels
Selecting and Placing Equipment
Loading the VAV Box Family
Placing the VAV Box
Linking the Structural Central Project File
Checking for Interference with Structural Elements
Adjusting the VAV Box Elevation
Setting the VAV Box Type Mark for Labeling

Creating Duct Systems

Creating Customized System Types
Creating custom system types for duct
Modifying the Properties of the custom system types
Creating a Supply Duct System Using the Create Systems Tool
Setting the Duct Conversion Settings
Working With the Duct Layout Options
Working With the Duct/Pipe Sizing Tool
Labeling the ductwork
Creating a Duct System Using the Add Duct Tools
Placing the VAV Box
Drawing the Main Trunk Duct
Drawing the Runout Ducts
Completing the Low Pressure Duct Systems

Creating the Primary Air Supply Systems

Locating the Roof Mounted AC Units
Adding Curbs for the Roof Mounted AC Units
Adding the Primary Air Supply System for the First Floor
Adding the First Floor Duct Riser from the RTU
Add the Main Trunk Ducts
Adding an Offset to a Duct Run to Change Elevation
Completing the Main Trunk and Branches
Sizing the Primary Trunk Duct and Branches

Creating Exhaust Systems

Selecting the Fans
Placing the Fans
Adding the Exhaust Ducts
Connecting the Grilles
Creating the Exhaust Duct Systems

Creating a VAV Box Schedule

Exporting Shared Parameters from an Existing Family
Creating the Schedule Fields and Properties
Creating a Calculated Value Field
Exporting a Schedule to Excel

Adding Insulation to a Duct System

Adding Lining to a Duct System

Mechanical Piping

Adding a Building Heating Hot Water Piping System

Creating Piping Floor Plan Views
Adding a Gas Fired Cast Iron Hot Water Boiler
Creating a Housekeeping Pad for the Boiler
Adding a Vent Stack
Creating a 3D Camera Veiw
Creating the Heating Hot Water Supply System
Routing the Main Building Heating Hot Water Supply Pipes
Connecting the Coils to the Main
Checking the First Floor Pipe and Duct Systems for Interferences
Checking the Pipe and Structural Framing Systems for Interferences
Sizing the Building Heating Hot Water Supply Piping
Creating the Heating Hot Water Return System
Completing the Piping System Layouts
Adding a Heating Hot Water Circulator Pump and Valves
Adding Valves and Appertenances
Adding Insulation to a Hydronic Piping System

Creating Sheet Views for Plotting