Recreation Facilities Environmental Systems (5 days): This is an advanced course designed for operators who have completed Basic Arena Refrigeration and Advanced Refrigeration Facility Operator courses. The course instructors are provincially-licensed refrigeration professionals

Recreation Facility Environmental Systems*

This course is designed for individuals seeking an introduction to basic building environmental system/air conditioning systems. It is well suited for practitioners who need to learn more about the various air conditioning and mechanical systems that can be found in arenas, office buildings and community centres. In addition, this course will allow practitioners to facilitate responsible decision-making surrounding the maintenance and upgrading of HVAC/R systems.
Topics include:
  • Review of Basic Arena Refrigeration and Advanced Refrigeration Facility Operator course content
  • Applicable fundamentals
  • Applicable theory as applied to various HVAC/R settings
  • Review of cycle (arena specific)
  • Application of the Cycle of Refrigeration as applied to various HVAC/R settings
  • Review of basic psychometrics
  • Applicable psychometrics theory as applied to various HVAC/R settings
  • Introduction to various air conditioning systems and related building environmental systems
  • Details of different air conditioning systems
  • Water treatment for refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • Legion Ella, legionnaire’s disease, and sick building syndrome
  • Fire alarm & sprinkler systems
  • DDC for building environmental systems

Instructor: Tony Panetta, Training and Service SupportSpecialist, CIMCO Refrigeration

    * Individuals seeking to write the TSSA RB-1 and/or RB-2

  • examinations are strongly encouraged to learn more about the exam qualification requirements by reviewing the Operating
  • Engineers section of the Technical Standards & Safety Authority website at www.tssa.org