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Building Design Certificate in Building Design: HVAC

Diploma Description

To earn a certificate, students must declare their candidacy at the start of their program of study. To do so, please use the button above.

Offered by the Schack Institute of Real Estate, the Certificate in Building Design: HVAC will cover the current methods and technologies utilized in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, including how to manage and maintain them. These highly acclaimed courses are taught by experienced instructors and offer new and seasoned professionals the opportunity to review fundamental and complex concepts related to the practice of building design and HVAC systems.

By successfully completing this certificate, you will be able to do the following:

  • Update and expand your technical skills and knowledge.
  • Apply solutions learned in class to current projects.
  • Earn professional development hours toward your New York Professional Engineering (PE) license.

 

The Certificate is awarded to students who successfully complete the six required courses within three years of declaring their certificate candidacy.

Must be completed within

3 years

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT GIVE YOU THE SKILLS AND TRAINING YOU NEED TO START YOUR NEW CAREER

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT PROVIDE FOUNDATIONAL INFORMATION IN THE FIELD WITH OPTIONS TO SPECIALIZE IN AN AREA RELEVANT TO YOUR NEEDS

REQUIRED COURSES

All Courses Required

Reading and Interpreting Construction Drawings

Learn to read construction plans, specifications, and drawings for concrete, steel, wood, and masonry construction.

2020 Fall
2 sections

Construction Methods and Materials: Building Interiors

Examine the methods, materials, and systems used in constructing the architectural components of buildings.

2020 Fall
2 sections

HVAC Systems Design I

Learn the fundamentals of heating and cooling system (HVAC) design.

2020 Fall
2 sections

HVAC Systems Design II

Continue with building systems, including constant and variable volume, refrigeration cycle, chillers, condensers, pipe sizing, pumps, and boilers.

2020 Fall
1 section

HVAC Systems Design III

Continue with an examination of methods for comparing various HVAC systems and their components.

2020 Fall
1 section

HVAC Systems Design IV

Discuss coordination among architect, developer/owner, and consulting engineers, as well as between departments within a consulting office.

2020 Fall
1 section

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General Admission Requirements

For those who have completed some college Completion of 32 credits with at least 2 years work experience OR 60 credits with no work experience required