Publications2020-02-14T02:43:53+00:00

Publications

AABC produces a variety of references for testing & balancing, including standards, procedural and field guidelines, and training manuals and videos. To order or to see more detail about any publication, click on the images below.

AABC National Standards for Total System Balance

7th edition, 550 pages
hardcover or PDF

The 7th Edition of AABC’s National Standards for Total System Balance is now available! Completely rewritten and reorganized, the Standard is also the first AABC standard to achieve designation as an approved American National Standard through ANSI. This comprehensive manual details the minimum standards for total system balance. The Standards will assist the design professional in achieving design intent, provide a better understanding of the scope of work required of the TAB agency, and ensure that proper methods and procedures are followed in the test and balance process.

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AABC National Standards for Total System Balance BOOK & PDF

550 pages AND fully searchable PDF

NOTE: This is for the hardcover current edition of the AABC National Standards as well as a digital copy in PDF format. The 7th Edition of AABC’s National Standards for Total System Balance is now available! Completely rewritten and reorganized, the Standard is also the first AABC standard to achieve designation as an approved American National Standard through ANSI. This comprehensive manual details the minimum standards for total system balance. The Standards will assist the design professional in achieving design intent, provide a better understanding of the scope of work required of the TAB agency, and ensure that proper methods and procedures are followed in the test and balance process.

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AABC Technician Training Manual, 3rd Ed

3rd edition, 550 pages
Softcover or PDF 

Completely revised and expanded with new content, this in-depth manual designed for training test and balance technicians covers all aspects of total system balance, including diagrams, illustrations and review questions. A companion Instructor’s Guide is also included to facilitate the learning process and help gauge progress

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AABC Technician Training Manual, 3rd Edition

3rd edition, GBC-bound 550 pages AND fully searchable PDF

NOTE: This is for the bound edition of the AABC Technician Training Manual as well as a digital copy in PDF format. Completely revised and expanded with new content, this in-depth manual designed for training test and balance technicians covers all aspects of total system balance, including diagrams, illustrations and review questions. A companion Instructor’s Guide is also included to facilitate the learning process and help gauge progress.

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Kahoe Test & Balance Field Manual

Kahoe Test & Balance Field Manual

1st edition, softcover ring bound, 217 pages

An easy to use manual for the balancing technician that covers design components, air and water flow, temperature controls, and electricity. Concise graphics and illustrations allow for easy understanding

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AABC Technician Training Manual

2nd edition, 479 pages, CD or digital PDF *only*

This in-depth manual designed for training test and balance technicians covers all aspects of total system balance, including diagrams, illustrations and review questions. A companion Instructor’s Guide is also included to facilitate the learning process and help gauge progress

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TABpro Training Series Video – Bundle (VAV, Duct Leakage & Psychrometrics)

Training video, DVD format, 3 DVDs, total run time 106 minutes

Save 10% when you order all three TABpro DVDs! You’ll get lessons on both Standard and Parallel Fan-powered VAVs, Duct Leakage and Pressure Decay Testing, and Psychrometrics.

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TABpro Training Series Video – Basic Psychrometrics

Training video, DVD format, run time 19 minutes

This volume consists of one lesson covering basic Psychrometric components and their usage on the Psychrometric chart. These lessons take the viewer through an introduction to Psychrometric terminology (with an emphasis on defining the five basic elements used on the chart) and provides instruction for using the chart. Includes an interactive quiz and commentary from industry experts.

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TABpro Training Series Video – Duct Leakage and Pressure Decay Testing

Training video, DVD format, run time 42 minutes

This volume consists of two lessons covering standard duct leakage testing and pressure decay leakage testing. These lessons take the viewer through an introduction to leakage testing, essential job preparation, instrumentation used during testing, general procedures for leakage testing, multiple calculations used during testing and final reporting. Includes interactive quizzes and commentary from industry experts.

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TABpro Training Series Video – Variable Air Volume (VAV) Terminals

Training video, DVD format, run time 45 minutes

This volume consists of two lessons covering standard VAV’s and parallel fan-powered VAV’s, both using DDC controls. These lessons take the viewer through an introduction to variable air volume terminals, essential job preparation, instrumentation used during testing, general procedures for testing and balancing and final reporting. Includes interactive quizzes and commentary from industry experts.

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  • Suggested Drawing Specification

    An independent Testing and Balancing Agency certified by the AABC shall be engaged to Test and Balance the HVAC systems. Systems shall be balanced to plus/minus 10% of design requirements. The contractor shall place all systems and equipment into full operation for Testing and Balancing. One copy of the final Test and Balance report with the AABC National Performance Guaranty shall be sent directly to the engineer of record. Provide five (5) additional copies to the contractor.

  • AIA-Format LONG-FORM SPECIFICATION

    Section 230593 – TESTING, ADJUSTING AND BALANCING FOR HVAC

  • AIA-Format SHORT – FORM SPECIFICATION

    Section 230593 – TESTING, ADJUSTING AND BALANCING FOR HVAC