Acoustics In Outdoor HVAC Applications


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.

Presentation handouts 
Includes presentation slides, presenter biographies, outline and bibliography.

Take the quiz 
Assessment is required by USGBC. Please submit the form, take the quiz and Trane will provide you with a certificate of completion documenting your online attendance.

Order a DVD of this program
Item number APP-CMC060-EN