ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

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In-Floor Heating - Air Based System

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In this ARE 5.0 NCARB-approved Project Planning and Design Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PPD exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam.

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the generation or evaluation of design alternatives that synthesize environmental, cultural, behavioral, technical and economic issues.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam including design concepts, sustainability/environmental design, universal design, and other forms of governing codes and regulations. 

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So, it's just cheaper and easier and simpler to do a plenum up in the ceiling than it is down on the floor. The other issue is if I have plenum down at the floor level, so let's say this is our structural deck down here, so that's the concrete floor say, and then this is the finish floor that's held up off of the structural deck and that's gonna allow, in this case, duct work to happen, supply air and/or return air, depending on what we're talking about here. So, in this situation, we're actually creating a plenum down below our feet.

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ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

Duration: 30h 26m

Author: Mike Newman