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Alaska Energy Efficiency 24 PDH Discount Package 2

PACKAGE NO: AK24R-03
PACKAGE PDH: 24
PACKAGE PRICE: $288
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Courses in this Package
COURSE TITLE: Future Energy Sources
COURSE NO: M03-047
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Future Energy Sources
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes the state-of-the art, cutting edge efforts by scientists and engineers in the United States who are involved with research to continue to find alternate energy sources for the future.  These energy sources will be of vital importance to sustaining and improving the quality of life on planet earth and beyond.  This course explains how the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) leads the world in the conception, design, construction, and operation of these large-scale devices.  It also discusses that these machines have enabled U.S. researchers to make some of history's important scientific discoveries, with spin-off technological advances leading to entirely new industries.

 

Throughout its history, the Department of Energy's Office of Science has designed, constructed, and operated many of the Nation's most advanced, large-scale research and development user facilities, of importance to all areas of science.  These state-of-the-art facilities are shared with the science community worldwide and contain technologies and instrumentation that are available nowhere else.  As the steward of America's national laboratories, the Department of Energy has a special responsibility to plan for and propose Office of Science investments for the future that will serve to advance the national, energy, and economic security of the United States.

 

This 3 PDH online course is intended for engineers who are interested in current and future state-of-the art energy sources that will provide good stewardship of America's limited energy sources.
Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
  • National Energy Research Scientific Computing (NERSC) Center
  • National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS)
  • Advanced Light Source (ALS)
  • Advanced Photon Source (APS)
  • High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) Center for Neutron Scattering
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled “Four Years Later: An Interim Report on Facilities for the Future of Science: A Twenty-Year Outlook August 2007” publication by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
FUTURE ENERGY SOURCES (2.0 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 3 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Cooling Tower Key Components and How to Improve Water Efficiency
COURSE NO: M01-018
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Cooling Tower Key Components and How to Improve Water Efficiency
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides a basic understanding of cooling towers, describes their key components and provides recommendations on how to improve the water efficiency.

 

Cooling towers are an integral component of many refrigeration systems, providing comfort or process cooling across a broad range of applications. They are the point in the system where heat is dissipated to the atmosphere through the evaporative process, and are common in industries such as oil refining, chemical process­ing, power plants, steel mills, and many different manufacturing processes where process cooling is required.

 

This 1 PDH online course is intended for mechanical and environmental engineers as well as others interested in learning more about cooling towers and how to improve their water efficiency.
Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the basic cooling tower terms
  • Learning the different types of cooling towers
  • Learning the system calculations
  • Understanding the factors that limit cycles of concentration
  • Knowing the system concerns
  • Familiarizing with the treatment options
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled “Cooling Towers: Understanding Key Components of Cooling Towers and How to Improve Water Efficiency” publication by the Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy - Federal Energy Management Program.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
COOLING TOWER KEY COMPONENTS AND HOW TO IMPROVE WATER EFFICIENCY (590 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 1 PDH credit. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Improving Process Heating Systems Performance
COURSE NO: M05-026
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Improving Process Heating Systems Performance
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes basic process heating applications and equipment, and outlines opportunities for energy and performance improvements. It also discusses the merits of using a systems approach in identifying and implementing these improvement opportunities for Fuel-Based and Electric-Based heating systems. Furthermore, it provides recommendations to financially justify process heating improvement projects (System Economics).

 

Process heating is essential in the manufacture of most consumer and industrial products, including those made out of metal, plastic, rubber, carbon fiber, concrete, glass, and ceramics. Process heating systems are broken into three basic categories: Fuel-Based Process Heating, Electric-Based Process Heating, and Steam-Based Process Heating all of which are discussed in details.

 

This 5 PDH online course is applicable to mechanical, industrial and process engineers, designers, manufacturers and all personnel involved in the planning, design and installation of process heating systems.

 

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the basics behind process heating operations
  • Familiarizing with the common types of process heating systems and equipment
  • Recognizing efficiency opportunities for fuel-based and electric-based heating systems
  • Learning how to financially justify process heating improvement projects
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the Department of Energy (DOE) Publication "Improving Process Heating System Performance" Sourcebook Third Edition.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
IMPROVING PROCESS HEATING SYSTEMS PERFORMANCE (1.6 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty-five (25) questions to earn 5 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Sections 1 to 5 and Appendix A of this DOE publication.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Continuous Energy Improvement in Motor Driven Systems
COURSE NO: E08-007
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Continuous Energy Improvement in Motor Driven Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents the fundamental information and necessary guidance required to assist the Manufacturing and Process industries in optimizing their electric motor driven systems which leads to substantial energy / cost savings.

 

Electric motors are among the least well-managed industrial equipment, even though motor-driven equipment accounts for approximately 70% of the electrical energy consumed by process industries and approximately 90% for electrical intensive industries. Motors that are not properly managed can result in billions of dollars in wasted energy and operating costs to an industry.

 

A detailed analysis of the U.S. motor systems inventory indicates that this energy use could be reduced by 11% to 18% if plant managers implement all cost-effective applications of mature and proven energy efficiency technologies and practices. It is worth noting that the suggested improvements are not necessarily limited to the U.S., but can be implemented in any industry around the world that utilizes motor driven systems.

 

This 8 PDH online course is applicable to electrical, mechanical, and industrial engineers as well as other technical personnel interested in learning more about improving the operation of motor driven systems.
Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Familiarizing with motor energy management and best practices
  • Understanding the different types of utility charges
  • Learning about the steps involved in conducting a motor survey
  • Familiarizing with motor specification and selection considerations
  • Estimating motor load and efficiency
  • Analyzing motor efficiency opportunities
  • Conducting plans for improving motor efficiency
  • Familiarizing with the opportunities to improve system efficiencies
  • Understanding the importance and practicality of power factor correction
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document “Continuous Energy Improvement in Motor Driven Systems” prepared by the U.S. Department of Energy, publication number DOE/GO-102014-4357.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
CONTINUOUS ENERGY IMPROVEMENT IN MOTOR DRIVEN SYSTEMS (2.45 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of forty (40) questions to earn 8 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: An Introduction to Solar Energy System Fundamentals
COURSE NO: R02-008
An Introduction to Solar Energy System Fundamentals
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an introduction to solar energy system fundamentals.  A solar thermal energy collection system (or "solar system" for short) is defined as a set of equipment that intercepts incident solar radiation and stores it as useful thermal energy to offset or eliminate the need for fossil fuel consumption. Four basic functions are performed by a typical solar system and are discussed in this course.

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended for mechanical engineers and other infrastructure design and construction professionals seeking an introduction to the fundamentals of solar water heating systems for buildings and related facilities.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning about the four basic functions performed by a typical solar system
  • Learning about the components of the collector sub-system which intercepts incident solar radiation and transfers it as thermal energy to a working fluid
  • Learning about the elements of the storage sub-system which retains collected thermal energy for later use by the process load
  • Learn how the transport sub-system delivers energy from the collectors to storage
  • Learn how the control sub-system determines when enough energy is available for collection, and activates and controls the entire system to collect this energy until it is no longer available as a net energy gain
  • Learn about heating domestic hot water and low-temperature process water, which will normally be the most thermally efficient means of using solar energy
  • Learning about the basic material considerations in solar energy systems
  • Learning about flat-plate solar collectors, which are the most common type used
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "An Introduction to Solar Energy System Fundamentals".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
An Introduction to Solar Energy System Fundamentals (250 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.

 

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Cost, Performance and Maturity of Electricity Storage Technologies
COURSE NO: R05-002
Cost, Performance and Maturity of Electricity Storage Technologies
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course discusses the cost, performance and maturity of electricity storage technologies, with much of the discussion focusing on recent developments in battery technology.

 

The sections of the course are organized by technology and provide a snapshot of the status, trends in deployment, data sheets on performance, and design features. Estimates of life-cycle costs for each technology are also provided, along with the key assumptions used. Emerging technologies still in the early research and development stage are noted in the last section of the course but are not reviewed in detail.

 

In general, electricity storage technologies can be classified by the power they can deliver and the time required delivering it.  Thus compressed air energy storage and pumped hydro are capable of discharge times in tens of hours with power ratings reaching 1000 MW. In contrast to these large sizes, flywheels and batteries cluster in the lower end of the discharge duration spectrum, ranging from a few seconds to 6 hours.

 

This 5 PDH online course is intended for electric systems engineers/planners, storage system vendors, and regulators concerned with the design and implementation of stationary energy storage systems.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Pumped hydro
  • Compressed air energy storage
  • Sodium-sulfur batteries
  • Sodium-nickel-chloride batteries
  • Vanadium redox batteries
  • Iron-chromium batteries
  • Zinc-bromine batteries
  • Zinc-air batteries
  • Lead-acid batteries
  • Flywheel energy storage
  • Lithium-ion family of batteries
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, “Cost, Performance, and Maturity of Electricity Storage Technologies” which is based on Chapter 2, “Electricity Storage Technologies, Cost, Performance, and Maturity” of the “DOE/EPRI Electricity Storage Handbook in Collaboration with NRECA,” February 2015.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Cost, Performance and Maturity of Electricity Storage Technologies (3.78 MB)
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 5 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this publication.

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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