ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

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Choosing Heating and Cooling Systems 2

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In this ARE 5.0 NCARB-approved Project Planning and Design Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PPD exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam.

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the generation or evaluation of design alternatives that synthesize environmental, cultural, behavioral, technical and economic issues.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam including design concepts, sustainability/environmental design, universal design, and other forms of governing codes and regulations. 

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So the hydronic systems have a bunch of advantages, but, like I was saying when I was talking about the air-based systems, the disadvantage of the hydronic systems is that they take awhile, it just takes a long time to move that much heat and get it to actually warm up the radiant elements enough that they start being useful from that process. You'll find that there's actually a lot of the time when we have a combination of hydronic and air-based, so we're moving heat around the facility through the hydronic system and then locally are using air-based elements where we can get that heat quickly out to the people so you get that benefit of the ease of movement with the hydronic system, but then the ease of connection to the people and the speed of connections to the people with that air-based system. Heat pumps are the idea where we just have these systems that can exchange heat.

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ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

Duration: 30h 57m

Author: Mike Newman