TAB Seminar for Cx Providers, Engineers, and TAB Professionals at CxEnergy 2019 a Resounding Success

For your convenience, the presentations for the CxEnergy 2019 Test & Balance Seminar are available for download.

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Leakage Testing of HVAC Systems

Mike Kelly, TBE, American Testing Inc.

Leakage testing is a key component of HVAC test and balance. This session will review the energy losses and cost savings relative to sealing systems and leakage testing, evaluate the dominant methodologies and industry standards including discussion of procedures and coordination, and show a case study on successful HVAC leakage testing.

Comparison of Laboratory Control Systems Testing Results

Gaylon Richardson, TBE, CxA, Engineered Air Balance Co., Inc.

This presentation identifies key differences between various laboratory control systems based on twelve dynamic tests conducted to evaluate supply and exhaust tracking capabilities. The tests include: Static Tests, Differential pressure tests at constant volume, and airflow accuracy at different static pressures and volumes.

Case Study of Fan Performance

Neil Redford, TBE, Engineered Air Balance Co., Inc.

This presentation focused on a fan system that did not perform as designed due to equipment and installation deficiencies. The methods of testing and verification of measurements will be discussed as well as system effect on the fans. The equipment issues found stemmed from modifications made to the fan to use 316 Stainless Steel as the required material. The fan issues could not be resolved until an aluminum fan was installed for comparative testing.

Maintaining OSA Airflow From Maximum to Minimum

Daryl Norris, TBE, CxA, Engineered Air Balance Co., Inc.

This discussion centered on maintaining the Design Outside Air Requirements in Variable Airflow Systems, including design review: building airflow offset, outside air introduction and system impact, and types of airflow tracking configurations.

A Pragmatic Approach to getting the Most out of Chilled Water Systems

Mark Gallagher, Armstrong Fluid Technology

This presentation focused on the importance of water pumps in chiller plants, and how they have developed over time.

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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