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2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

AHR 211 Residential System Design

Lecture: 2 Lab: 2 Clinic: 0 Credits: 3
This course introduces the principles and concepts of conventional residential heating and cooling system design. Topics include heating and cooling load estimating, basic psychrometrics, equipment selection, duct system selection, and system design. Upon completion, students should be able to design a basic residential heating and cooling system.

Course is typically offered in Spring.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Design a duct system in accordance with the ACCA Manual D and instructor provided guidelines.
  2. Apply appropriate HVACR codes to the design of residential HVACR systems.
  3. Calculate heating and cooling loads for residential structures in accordance with ACCA Manual J.
  4. Determine proper heating and cooling equipment for installation according to instructor provided requirements.
  5. Determine heat transfer multipliers for use in Manual J load calculation using appropriate math formulas.