About the Course

This Course was established to promote good ventilation practices and design techniques throughout industry and will help you learn to evaluate and/or design a ventilation system. Classroom problems solved using the Velocity Pressure Method of calculation. The problem sessions present real world situations and are sequenced in a manner to take advantage of skills the students acquire.

Schedule & Other Details

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The North Carolina Industrial Ventilation Course in collaboration with the University of North Carolina, Occupational Safety and Health Research Center has established two Certificate courses in Industrial Ventilation. Upon completion of the course individuals will be awarded a Certificate in Industrial Ventilation Design or a Certificate in Industrial Ventilation System Diagnosis & Troubleshooting, and a plaque from the University of North Carolina, Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center.

Plan of Instruction

There will be 3 levels of instruction during the 2018 Course:

  • Fundamentals of Industrial Ventilation
  • Advanced Ventilation Design
  • System Diagnosis & Troubleshooting

Optional Workshop Offered on Friday, May 4

Current Issues in Industrial Ventilation

  • Ventilation Control Methods for the New Silica Dust Standard
  • Basics of Combustible Dust Technologies
  • Governmentally Sanctioned Ventilation Designs and VS Plate Designs
  • New ASHRAE Bag House Efficiency Standard
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics for Dummies


Level I: Fundamentals of Industrial Ventilation $1,620
Level II: Advanced Ventilation Design $1,620
Level II: System Diagnosis & Troubleshooting $1,620
Optional Workshop: Current Issues in Industrial Ventilation $295

The Level I and two Level II classes will be taught concurrently April 30 – May 3. The fee includes the 29th edition ACGIH Industrial Ventilation Manual or System Diagnosis & Troubleshooting Manual, all course materials (problems, calculations sheets), breaks, four continental breakfasts, four lunches, and the Founders Dinner on Tuesday evening, May 1. The Friday workshop registration fee includes handouts, continental breakfast and break.

The two year Certificate Program is included in the cost of the course.

For information about company discounts for 3 or more registrations, please contact Connie at the phone number or email address above.


Rooms have been set aside at Holiday Inn Downtown Raleigh for participants of this Course, but their availability cannot be guaranteed past March 29. Lodging is NOT included in your registration fee. Please make your own reservation directly with the Holiday Inn Downtown Raleigh. To receive your special rate of $84/night (plus tax), please state that you will be attending the Industrial Ventilation Course.

Holiday Inn Downtown Hotel
320 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27603
Hotel Reservations Link


On-site parking is available for Holiday Inn Downtown Raleigh overnight guests at $7.00/night. There is free parking for drive-in attendees.


The full registration fee or an organization purchase order is due at the time of registration. In the event the participant cancels, a written notice is required. A $25 fee will be charged for cancellation. No reimbursement can be made if cancellation occurs within 7 business days of the program, or if the participant fails to attend.

Maintenance Points

The NC Ventilation Course contains 30 hours of technical contact time and is eligible for an estimated 4.0 ABIH CM Points. The optional workshop contains an additional 4 hours of technical contact time and is eligible for an estimated 0.5 ABIH CM Credit.

Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

The Industrial Ventilation Course (S-0213P) is an approved sponsor of continuing competency activities for North Carolina Professional Engineers and Registered Land Surveyors (30 Contact Hours).