Design and Construction Standards / Division 23 - HEATING, VENTILATING AND AIR CONDITIONING

The University of Texas at Austin Design and Construction Standards have been prepared by the University to guide and assist architects, engineers, other design professionals, contractors, and university staff (herein referred to as Professional) in understanding the preferences of The University of Texas at Austin in the development, maintenance, repair and replacement of its facilities and assets.

If you wish to download multiple files, you may do so by going to the PMCS Design and Construction Standards UT BOX Site.

Current Version No. for the Standards listed below:  10-2020

Division 23 - Design Guidelines

File Link Word File Link File Title Updates Made Rev. Date
Div23_CHWS_DG (PDF) Div23_CHWS_DG (DOC) Chilled and Hot Water Systems Design Guideline Update 07/2017
Div23_Airside_Systems (PDF) Div23_Airside_Systems (DOC) Airside Systems Design Guideline Update 08/2017
Div23_Steam_Systems (PDF) Div23_Steam_Systems (DOC) Steam Systems Design Guideline Update 08/2017

Division 23 - Technical Specifications

File Link Word File Link File Title Updates Made Rev. Date
23.00.00 (PDF) 23.00.00 (DOC) Basic HVAC Requirements Update 06/2017
23.05.00 (PDF)   Common Work Results for HVAC None 04/2012
23.05.13 (PDF) 23.05.13 (DOC) Common Motor Requirements for HVAC Equipment Update 06/2020
23.05.13 (PDF) 23.05.13 (DOC) UEM Standard - Motors Update 02/2017
23.05.19 (PDF) 23.05.19 (DOC) Manual Meters and Gauges Update 10/2019
23.05.23 (PDF) 23.05.23 (DOC) Valves for HVAC Update 09/2017
23.05.29 (PDF) 23.05.29 (DOC) Hangers and Supports for HVAC Piping and Equipment Update 09/2017
23.05.53.A (PDF) 23.05.53.A (DOC) UEM Standard -Mechanical Identification (for Central Plant, Tower Area and TES) Update 02/2017
23.05.93 (PDF) 23.05.93 (DOC) Testing Adjusting and Balancing Update 02/2018
23.05.93.13 (PDF) 23.05.93.13 (DOC) System Preparation for Testing, Adjusting and Balancing Update 02/2018
23.07.00 (PDF) 23.07.00 (DOC) General HVAC Insulation Requirements Update 08/2018
23.07.00 (PDF) 23.07.00 (DOC) UEM Standard -Mechanical Insulation (CHW Piping and Equipment) Update 02/2017
23.07.13 (PDF) 23.07.13 (DOC) Ductwork Insulation Update 08/2018
23.07.16 (PDF) 23.07.16 (DOC) HVAC Equipment Insulation Update 08/2018
23.07.16 (PDF) 23.07.16 (DOC) UEM Standard - Equipment Insulation Update 02/2017
23.07.19 (PDF) 23.07.19(DOC) HVAC Piping Insulation Update 08/2018
23.07.19 (PDF) 23.07.19 (DOC) UEM Standard - Piping Insulation Update 02/2017
23.09.13.13 (PDF) 23.09.13.13 (DOC) UEM Standard - Electrical Actuators Update 02/2017
23.09.23 (PDF) 23.09.23 (DOC) Direct Digital Control Systems Update 01/2020
23.09.43 (PDF) 23.09.43 (DOC) Pneumatic Control System for HVAC None 07/2017
23.10.00 (PDF) 23.10.00 (DOC) Facility Fuel Systems Update 09/2019
23.20.00 (PDF)   HVAC Piping and Pumps None 07/2017
23.21.13 (PDF) 23.21.13 (DOC) Hydronic Piping and Fittings Update 11/2017
23.21.13 (PDF) 23.21.13 (DOC) UEM Standard - Piping and Valves Update 10/2020
23.21.13.xlsx   UEM Standard - Pipe Specification Tables Update 08/2018
23.21.13.A (PDF) 23.21.13.A (DOC) UEM Standard - UT Requirements for Water Treatment for Hydrostatic Testing of New Piping Systems Update 10/2020
23.21.13.B (PDF) 23.21.13.B (DOC) UEM Standard - UT Procedures for Cleaning, Passivating & Final Treatment of Chilled & Hot Water Piping Update 10/2020
23.21.23 (PDF) 23.21.23 (DOC) Hydronic Pumps Update 10/2017
23.21.23 (PDF) 23.21.23 (DOC) UEM Standard - Centrifugal Pumps Update 10/2020
23.21.26 (PDF) 23.21.26 (DOC) Hydronic Specialties Update 06/2020
23.22.00 (PDF)   Steam and Condensate Piping and Pumps None 04/2012
23.29.00 (PDF) 23.29.00 (DOC) Variable Frequency Drives Update 03/2018
23.31.00 (PDF) 23.31.00 (DOC) Ductwork Update 03/2018
23.34.00 (PDF) 23.34.00 (DOC) HVAC Fans Update 06/2018
23.36.00 (PDF) 23.36.00 (DOC) Air Terminal Units Update 12/2017
23.41.00 (PDF) 23.41.00 (DOC) Particulate Air Filtration Update 06/2018
23.50.00 (PDF)   Central Heating Equipment None 04/2012
23.52.33 (PDF) 23.52.33 (DOC) UEM Standard - Water-Tube Boilers Update 02/2017
23.57.00 (PDF) 23.57.00 (DOC) Heat Exchangers Update 07/2018
23.60.00 (PDF)   Central Cooling Equipment None 04/2012
23.62.00 (PDF) 23.62.00 (DOC) Packaged DX Air Conditioners Update 07/2018
23.70.00 (PDF)   Central HVAC Equipment None 04/2012
23.72.00 (PDF) 23.72.00 (DOC) Air-to-Air Energy Recovery Equipment Update 12/2019
23.73.00 (PDF) 23.73.00 (DOC) Indoor Air Handling Units Update 08/2017

 

Division 23 - Supplemental Documents

File Title and Link Updates Made Rev. Date
Pipe Testing Procedure None 09/2008
Energy Performance Information Request None 04/2017
Commissioning Scope Services Deliverables None 04/2017
Design & Construction Standard Detail Drawings None 04/2017
Non-Routine Discharge Guidance None 04/2017
HVAC BAS Process & Instrumentation Diagrams and Sequences of Operation None 07/2017

HVAC Controls Sequences of Operations Guideline for New Construction and Major Renovations 

pdf     

doc      Update 08/2018
Main Campus Chilled Water Service Design Specifications None 02/2019
Allowable Ventilation Set-backs for Labs None 02/2019
Food Establishment Guidelines None 09/2019