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Pre-Conference Test & Balance Seminar at CxEnergy 2017

CxEnergy TAB Seminar Meeting Registration and Schedule information

Test & Balance Seminar for CxAs, Engineers
& TAB Professionals

Tuesday, April 25, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Orlando, FL
Registration Fee: $200

Proper test and balance is an integral part of the commissioning process. This series of in-depth, practical presentations will help commissioning providers, engineers, and test and balance professionals understand how key aspects of the test and balance process are carried out, why they are important, and what the expected results should be. The TAB experts leading the sessions will emphasize best practices and how to apply AABC’s recently updated National Standards to challenges encountered in the field.


7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
   Understanding the Proper Approach to Hydronic System
                                    Testing and Balancing

                                    Jim Hall, P.E., TBE, CxA, Systems Management & Balancing, Inc.
                                    This session will cover: Pumps, pump curves and different types of                                     hydronic systems. Constant vs variable volume. Selection, sizing and                                     proper use of balancing devices. System setup for testing. Data                                     recording and reporting.

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. – Noon
          Performance & Capacity Testing of Components
                                     David Harrell, TBE, Engineered Air Balance Co., Inc.
                                     Topics covered will include: Recommended components to be                                      performance tested. Why and how capacity testing is set up and                                      performed. Data recording and reporting. Inspections of field                                      installations and how variations impact final performance data.

Noon – 1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
      Control Verification
                                     Gaylon Richardson, TBE, Engineered Air Balance Co., Inc.
                                     Complete verification testing of control systems is a key aspect of a                                      fully commissioned building. This informative session will explain the                                      requirements in the AABC/ANSI Total System Balance Standard, as                                      well as how test and balance and commissioning firms can join forces                                      and use their combined expertise to carry out the needed testing,                                      verification and documentation.

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
      TAB Report Verification
                                     Mike Kelly, TBE, CxA, American Testing, Inc.
                                     Understanding how to evaluate and verify a test and balance report is                                      key to ensuring that HVAC systems are performing as designed. Topics                                      covered will include TAB documentation requirements, using the report                                      as a resource for detailed system information, and guidance for                                      engineers and commissioning providers to perform a thorough                                      verification.

For additional information, contact AABC at or call 202-737-0202.

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