Online Basic Principles of Residential Ventilation

Who would benefit from this course?

HVAC Designers, HVAC Installers, Builders, Architectural Designers, Energy Advisors, Building Inspectors, Plans Examiners


What you will learn

Through this online course, participants are introduced to the basic principles of ventilation. We start by defining the concepts known as “House as a System”; the flow of air, heat and water and how these impact natural ventilation (aka air leakage). Then we move on to describing the theory of mechanical airflow including air pressure, duct resistance and fan ratings. A review of the impact on combustion appliances, humidity levels and indoor air quality is also provided.

There are lots of extensive visuals and periodic quizzes to reinforce the learning objectives!  

 

Major Takeaways

Understand the basic building science principals that are the foundation for ventilation design and commissioning.

 

For the student:

  • Understand the principals of airflow as it impacts ventilation systems
  • Explain humidity and indoor air quality issues to your customers
  • Position yourself as an expert in ventilation

 

Prerequisite

This course is a prerequisite for all of the HRAI Residential Ventilation courses and the participant must pass a short exam.

 

  HRAI is an approved education provider with BC Housing – Licensing and Consumer Services. 

 

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When and where is the course?

General Information  

This introductory course is a self-directed online course. You can move through the module at your own pace.

Presented through an interactive, electronic textbook, you complete the modules and finish off the course with a final quiz.

Please note: The login details for this online course will be made available to course registrants in September 2019.

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What is the cost?

Price:  $79.00 + taxes (this purchase cost will be discounted off the first ventilation course you attend)

HRAI Training may be eligible for partial fee reimbursement under the Canada Job Grant Fund Program (HRAI Registration #R108084138).  Check with your provincial job grant body for more details.

For any assistance, please call 1-800-267-2231 ext 241.

 

Cancellation Policy

  • Purchases made for this online module are non-refundable.
  • For all enquiries, contact us at training@hrai.ca, or by phone at 1-800-267-2231 ext 230.

 

You might also like to check out these courses:

RESIDENTIAL VENTILATION USING SECTION 9.32 OF THE BUILDING CODE

HRV/ERV INSTALLATION & BALANCING FUNDAMENTALS

RESIDENTIAL VENTILATION USING CSA F326

DEPRESSURIZATION TESTING OF RESIDENTIAL SYSTEMS

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