M-042 Supplemental Dehumidification in Hot-Humid Climates

M-042 Supplemental Dehumidification in Hot-Humid Climates

Supplemental Dehumidification in Hot-Humid Climates

The Supplemental Dehumidification in Hot-Humid Climates online PDH course is a part of the Mechanical Engineering category of courses. This online course provides the student with an understanding on what contributes to high humidity levels that cause discomfort inside our homes. They will also understand the various design options and HVAC equipment setups that are available in reducing the high humidity levels, each with their own pros and cons.

The online PDH course is based on the International Code Council technical note tilted “Humidity Control: Supplemental Dehumidification in Hot-Humid Climates”.

This course is intended to be used by mechanical engineers, architects and others interested in learning about building design guidance for supplemental dehumidification in hot-humid climates.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Describe what are the primary causes and contributors for high humidity levels in the home
  • Explain limitations of traditional air conditioning systems in combating high humidity
  • Explain system options the designer has for properly dehumidifying the home
  • List advantages and disadvantages of each of these systems

Course Content

Total learning: 1 lesson / 1 quiz



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