EB-106: Introduction to Building Equipment

Question: What types of equipment are generally found in buildings, and how can building owners ensure that this equipment is operating efficiently?

Learning Objective: This is a professional development course in which learners will be presented with an overview of basic building equipment and SEDAC-recommended strategies for testing efficiency. 

Lesson Plan: This module covers basic information about HVAC, lighting, and building control systems. The following sections also offer information about newer, more efficient forms of building equipment. For those with older systems, recommendations are provided for how to maintain and increase its performance and efficiency. Examples of different types of equipment are provided.

Estimated time: 1.5 hours

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