Displacement Ventilation Systems
This online engineering PDH course describes the principles and practical applications of displacement ventilation and dedicated outdoor air systems for commercial buildings. The student will gain an understanding of the energy and cost related to using these two types of systems.
Conventional heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems in commercial buildings meet both outdoor air ventilation and space conditioning requirements using air distribution approaches that provide a mixture of outdoor air and recirculated air with the goal of achieving good air mixing within the occupied space. More recently, advanced ventilation approaches have been proposed, and in some cases installed, that separate the outdoor air ventilation and space conditioning functions (dedicated outdoor air systems) or that distribute air to achieve thermal stratification within the space.
This 2 PDH online course is applicable to mechanical engineers, design and construction personnel, technical staff and facility personnel who are interested in gaining a better understanding of displacement ventilation and dedicated outdoor air systems.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Displacement ventilation
- Thermal and air quality performance
- Energy and cost of displacement ventilation
- Dedicated outdoor air systems
- Energy and cost of outdoor air systems
- Application recommendations
- Simulation studies
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the material contained in the Initial Evaluation of Displacement Ventilations and Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems for US Commercial Buildings, NISTIR 7244, July 2004.
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