What is a testing, adjusting, and balancing technician?

What is a TAB's technician job like? What is the common workplace? What kind of education and/or training is necessary? Are there a lot of jobs in this type of work? Is it the same as a HVAC Technician? Is it similar to a building automation technician? What are some similar occupations? Are there any certifications needed? Please and thank you for all and any help! What kind of math is involved in testing, adjusting, and balancing?

Asked By: Devin DoWright - 12/30/2012
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TAB during start up is certainly a common activity within HVAC and industrial process air systems technology. No advanced math is needed for that. The trouble shooting of older operating systems will also be a common activity. An Assocites Degree in HVAC Technology may be available to you... More
Answered By: Bomba - 12/30/2012
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It is whatever the employer says it is. Common workplace is large commercial and industrial buildings. It is similar to building automation tech. Not much math at entry level. Check the link for more detail.
Answered By: Ed - 12/30/2012
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