ARE 5.0 Project Development & Documentation Exam Prep

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Designing the Duct

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

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the development of design concepts, the evaluation of materials and technologies, selection of appropriate construction techniques, and appropriate construction documentation.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Development and Documentation Exam including integration of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and specialty systems into overall project design and documentation.

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At some point you can stop doing that, you're just adding the numbers of CFM, but now we're looking at the total CFM for that larger branch, and going through the same sort of estimate looking back, checking the pressure, seeing if the CFM works, and then the scale of the duct that the ductulator tells us, whether it's an online one or one of the cardboard ones. Then we're going to do it again as we go back and have a larger trunk, or a larger branch, back towards the air handling unit. We're just going to keep checking as we add up each of these different areas, and every branch that has multiple zones on it, you would have to add up all of the zones and sort of making sure that you have the ability to get enough air through that system that it can actually get all the way out into the space.

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ARE 5.0 Project Development & Documentation Exam Prep

Duration: 36h 46m

Author: Mike Newman