ASHRAE 62.2-2016: Residential Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality
Description: This workshop provides the necessary details of sizing local and dwelling-unit ventilation for new dwellings based on ASHRAE 62.2-2016, Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Residential Buildings. The significant requirements of the 62.2 standard will be addressed and compliance options will be discussed, both for single-family detached dwellings and dwellings in multifamily buildings. Examples are explained using the free 62.2-2016 web application by Residential Energy Dynamics (RED). An overview of ventilation equipment and control options will be included.
Session Length: 120 minutes
Learning objectives: After attending this course, participants will…
1. Understand the significant details of the ASHRAE 62.2-2016 standard
2. Be able to size local and dwelling-unit mechanical ventilation for residential buildings
3. Know how to verify ventilation systems for compliance with ASHRAE 62.2-2016
4. Have basic knowledge of mechanical ventilation options and controls
About the Presenter: Rick Karg, Residential Energy Dynamics, Bethel, ME
Mr. Karg is the owner of R.J. Karg Associates and the president of Residential Energy Dynamics (RED), a software firm that offers online software for performing building science calculations. Rick has had extensive experience in Maine writing building codes and construction manuals, and has served on the MUBEC Board for more than six years. Rick is a member of the ASHRAE 62.2 technical committee, and has presented training in Maine and across the U.S. on residential ventilation, ASHRAE 62.2, and related energy issues.
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