Manual CS - Commercial Application, Systems, and Equipment

Manual CSManual CS - Commercial Application, Systems, and Equipment

Commercial Design Manual Applications Systems and Equipment - This manual focuses on the methods and procedures that should be used to design small commercial HVAC systems.

Manual CS covers the fundamentals of system design and equipment selection for office buildings, apartments, schools, restaurants, arenas, gyms, malls, arcades, motels, theaters and other small and mid-size commercial structures. It discusses the considerations - ;comfort, air quality, and operating costs-that go into a preliminary design. Examples of the procedures and calculations turn concept into design. (380 pages)


Topics include:

  • Dynamics and interrelationships of the building, occupants, and HVACR system
  • Attributes, characteristics, and system performance requirements for a wide variety of structures and applications
  • A procedure for generating zoning requirements
  • All-air systems, all-water systems, and unitary refrigerant-based systems
  • A procedure for analyzing the heating and cooling loads for any possible operating condition, including minimum, intermediate, and maximum load conditions
  • Detailed instructions for selecting and sizing primary and secondary HVACR equipment, including packaged and unitary heating and cooling units, heat pumps, water chillers, air handlers, furnaces, boilers, make-up air units, radiant heating equipment, and humidifying equipment
  • Control strategies for various systems and equipment
  • Refrigerant-side capacity control
  • Venting gas-fired and oil-fired equipment

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