Test & Balance Seminar for CxAs, Engineers
& TAB Professionals
Tuesday, April 25, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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. Breakfast
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. Break
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. Lunch
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. Break
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 email@example.com or call 202-737-0202.
To register, visit. www.CxEnergy.com