CPD Offering – HRAI

Course Topic: Building Officials Guide to Understanding HVAC Building Code Requirements

Course Dates: October 12 & 13, 2022 (this is a two-day course)

Time: 8:30am – 12:00pm (PST)

Registration Fee: $299.00 + GST

Registration: (Maximum of 30 participants for this course)

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CPD Eligibility: 5 points – Category A3

Presentation Overview:

This course has been designed to provide Building Officials with an understanding of the BC Building Code requirements for 9.32-Ventilation (CSA F326), and 9.33- Heating and Air-conditioning (CSA F280-12). It contains a short introduction to Building Science relating to ventilation and air change design (ducts); 9.32 Ventilation requirements, a summary overview of all the changes in the new CSA F280-12, CAN/CSA-F326, and a review of key requirements for Heating and Air-conditioning systems. Typical installation procedures and code requirements will be presented using photographs of installed systems and other documentation. Residential Heat Loss and Heat Gain calculation methodology, Air Systems design and installation requirements will be reviewed including an overview of some of the design methods.  Click here for more details.

Presenter:

Rob Andrushuk, C. Tech, RASDT, RHDT

Rob Andrushuk has 17 years experience with the utility as technical support to internal and external customers regarding residential and commercial HVAC equipment.  This includes technical support to Manitoba Hydro’s Earth Energy Program for the past 12 years.  Rob has conducted detailed monitoring on the performance of ground source heat pumps, air source heat pumps, and domestic water heating in Manitoba and produced a nationally recognized study. This was preceded by 8 years experience installing, repairing, and servicing heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, ventilation, and process equipment with various mechanical contractors.

Rob has a Diploma in Environmental Sciences and is a Certified Engineering Technician (C. Tech).  He has a Commercial and Industrial Gas Fitter’s Licence and is a licenced Journeyman Residential Refrigeration Mechanic from the Province of Manitoba.  He also has the RASDT/RHDT designation from HRAI.

Organization Overview: 

Founded in 1968, the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) is a non-profit national trade association that represents more than 1,150 member companies in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industry.  Our members include manufacturers, wholesalers and contractors who employ more than 50,000 people in Canada and represent an industry that delivers more than $7B annually to the Canadian economy.