Humidity Control: Applications, Control Levels and Mold Avoidance
Course Length: 3 hours
This course is a part of the ASHRAE Career Enhancement Curriculum Program:
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Companion Course: Humidity Control: Basic Principles, Loads and Equipment
For those who need to learn beyond the basics of humidity control, this course provides the next step. Based on ASHRAE’s best-selling Humidity Control Design Guide for Commercial and Institutional Buildings, the course includes an in-depth discussion of moisture load calculations and how humidity control can be added to HVAC designs for seven different types of commercial buildings. The course also covers the effects of different humidity levels on thermal comfort, corrosion, mold growth and airborne microorganisms--information that helps the owner and designer define the optimal humidity control level for each application. This course puts the attendee on the fast track to understanding the effects of successful humidity control.