This course is designed to teach the basic and essential techniques for the testing and balancing of air for HVAC systems. The course will cover the fundamentals of testing and balancing (TAB), including the mathematics, fan characteristics, and the basic electrical systems. Details of fan curves, motor drives, and related electrical systems will be covered. TAB instruments and their use are covered, including measurements and analysis. Required TAB procedures are covered, including preliminary air procedures, as well as the TAB required report forms, system evaluation, and troubleshooting. Prerequisites: HVAC211M, HVAC212M, HVAC213M, HVAC214M, HVAC221M, HVAC222M, HVAC223M, HVAC224M, or permission of full time HVAC faculty.