The eighth edition of Manual J contains “greater flexibilities and sensitivities to new construction materials and methods which have become prevalent since the 1980s,” stated ACCA. The new edition includes:
ACCA’s Manual J is required to be used by many building codes around the country in the design and installation of HVAC systems. It has also been endorsed by the U.S. Department of Energy for correct, energy-efficient HVAC installation.
During the workshops, attendees in small groups will learn from ACCA technical manual author Hank Rutkowski. One day of the three will focus on software application training and demonstration. Attendees will be tested and certified in Manual J load calculation.
The workshops have been scheduled as follows: Chicago, IL, Aug. 20-22, 2002; Los Angeles, LA, Sept. 10-12, 2002; Dallas, TX, Sept. 17-19, 2002; Orlando, FL, Oct. 22-24, 2002; and Salt Lake City, UT, Jan. 9-11, 2003.
Registration ($750 for ACCA members and $850 for nonmembers) includes the three-day workshop, materials, and a copy of Manual J and demo software. Online registration is available at www.acca.org (website); or call 703-575-4477.
Manual J, Eighth Edition, is also available for purchase ($79 for members, $179 for nonmembers). The manuals may be purchased online or by calling ACCA’s catalog line: 888-290-2220.
Publication date: 08/05/2002