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ACCA Sizing and Design Series

ACCA Manual ‘J’—Full Day—Building Loads Calculations, Using Wrightsoft Software—Bring a laptop with a demo copy of Wrightsoft.
ACCA Manual ‘S’ and ‘D’—Full Day—Equipment Sizing and Duct Design, By Hand
ACCA Manual ‘D’—Full Day—Duct Design, Using Wrightsoft Software.

Other ACCA Courses available

Manual ‘N’—Full Day—Small Commercial Building-Loads Calculations, Using Wrightsoft Software.
Manual ‘CS’—Full Day—Equipment Sizing
Manual ‘D’, ‘Q’ and ‘T’—Full Day—Duct Design for Small Commercial Buildings Using Wrightsoft Software.
ACCA Quality Installation
ACCA Quality Maintenanc

Introduction to Building Energy Science


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Introduction to Building Energy Science-Part 1—Full day—An overview of the physics involving moisture and energy. The training deals with the principles affecting the durability and efficiency of homes newly constructed and existing.

Introduction to Building Pressure Diagnostics-Part 2 —6 hour session— Before buildings are air sealed it is important that the pressure boundaries and pressure imbalances are identified so they can be corrected.

Introduction to Residential Air Sealing

BES Part 2 Pressure Diagnostics

Introduction to Residential Air Sealing-Part 3— Half a day session—This is a very basic presentation of the issues and simple methods that can be employed to air seal a simple home.

Residential Ventilation—ASHRAE 62.2 and Title 24-Part 4— Half a day session—A discussion of the ventilation code and the opportunities to meet the ventilation code.

Quality Insulation Installation and Thermal Bypass

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Quality Insulation Installation and Thermal Bypass-Part 5—Full day session—Discussion of quality insulation installation and the various kinds of insulation that can be used to meet the requirements in California.

HVAC Air Flow Measurements

BES-Part-6-HVAC-Airflow-Measurements-791x1024HVAC Air Flow Measurements-Part 6— Half a day session—Discussion and a hands-on demonstration of California Approved Air Flow Measurement Techniques, Flow Hood, Flow Grid and Plenum Pressure Matching Method.

Refrigerant Charge and Air Flow

BES-Part-7-Refrigerant-Charge-and-Airflow-231x300HVAC Air Flow Measurements-Part 6— Half a day session—Discussion and a hands-on demonstration of California Approved Air Flow Measurement Techniques, Flow Hood, Flow Grid and Plenum Pressure Matching Method.

Refrigerant Charge and Airflow-Part 7— Half a day session—Discussion and hands-on demonstration of the Title 24 RCA Verification procedures.

Static Pressure and Air Flow

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Static Pressure and Airflow-Part 8
—½day session—This session covers the science and application of airflow principles to the efficient operation of HVAC equipment. Many of the residential systems in California suffer from the inefficiencies caused by high static pressure.  Included in this training is a hands-on portion designed to compare various filters, fittings and layout issues that cause high static pressures.

California Energy Code

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Overview of the 2013 Title 24 Residential Standards-Part 1
—Full Day—Overview of 2013 Energy code and how it will affect raters, no discussion on proprietary programs or software from Cal-Certs or Cheers. As the code implementation date gets nearer there may be some adjustments in this course.

California Duct Test and Seal-Part 2—6 hours—Review of the HERs Verification and Field Diagnostic testing procedures along with duct leakage diagnostic methods. Included in this training is a hands-on portion designed to assist raters to more easily accomplish their assignments.

California Building Green Series

Green Part 1 Shades of GreenShades of Green, Green Program-Part 1—Full Day—Overview of several the more prominent green and energy efficient programs in California, Energy Star, Build it Green and LEED.Green CalGreen

Overview of Residential Cal Green Code-Part 2—Full Day—A review of the requirements within Cal Green for newly constructed residential buildings.

Overview of Commercial Cal Green Code-Part 3—Full Day—A review of the requirements within Cal Green for newly constructed commercial buildings.