Self-Paced Learning

Acoustics In Outdoor HVAC Applications


  • Online Course
  • Free
  • 1 hours
  • 1

This course reviews the analysis steps required to avoid noise complaints caused by outdoor HVAC equipment. Topics include equipment and sound attenuation selection, equipment location, sound ordinances, barrier walls, reflective surfaces and sound power to sound pressure conversion calculations.

After viewing attendees will be able to:

  • Identify common sound ordinance language.
  • Apply the source-path-receiver model to correct sound power data for distance.
  • Understand complicating factors to simple outdoor sound correction.
  • Identify and incorporate methods for outdoor sound attenuation.
  • Course Details
    Click the Start Quiz button to view video, access handout materials and take the quiz.
  • Certificate Access 
    Assessment is required by USGBC. Once you pass the quiz with a 70% or better pass rate, you can access the certificate in your Trane Education Center account Learning History. 

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