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HVAC Distribution 15 PDH Discount Package

PACKAGE NO: DP15M-11
PACKAGE PDH: 15
PACKAGE PRICE: $216
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COURSE TITLE: Design Options for HVAC Distribution Systems
COURSE NO: M06-017
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
Design Options for HVAC Distribution Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides basic knowledge about the HVAC distribution systems in design applications. The course provides insight to various systems, technologies and equipment configuration with advantages and disadvantages.

 

Successful HVAC systems are the key to successful buildings. In a central system, air can be conditioned in a remote location in the air-handling units and distributed to the various rooms by ductwork. Alternatively, the air can be conditioned directly in the indoor spaces through fan coil units or other terminal devices.

 

The design of air distribution system must combine a proper choice of engineered products efficiently providing conditioned air to the space while adding architectural features which complement the interior design. A good understanding of the various types of commercial HVAC systems is important to ensure the best fit.

 

This 6 PDH online course is applicable to HVAC engineers, facility engineers, architects, energy auditors, environmentalists, operations and maintenance personnel, as well as consultants and contractors who construct, build and manage facilities.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. All-Air Systems:
  • Single duct, single zone, constant volume systems
  • Single duct, multi-zone, constant volume systems
  • Dual duct systems
  • Reheat systems;
  • Variable air volume systems
  1. Air-Water Systems
  2. All-Water Systems:
  • Two Pipe Systems
  • Three Pipe Systems
  • Four Pipe Systems
  1. Terminal Units:
  • Fan Coil Units
  • Induction Units
  • Radiators
  • Convectors
  1. Compact Unitary Units (direct expansion Systems w/o chilled water)
  • Window Air conditioners
  • Unitary & Roof Air Conditioners
  • Split type and package air conditioning systems
  • Heat pumps
  • Delivery items (diffusers, registers & grilles)
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled, "Design Options for HVAC Distribution Systems".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Design Options for HVAC Distribution Systems (1.92 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 6 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: HVAC Chilled Water Distribution Schemes
COURSE NO: M05-008
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
HVAC Chilled Water Distribution Schemes
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course discusses the history of chilled water distribution systems and the development of "variable primary flow system". Problems such as low delta-T syndrome associated with the chilled water pumping schemes are defined and also discussed. Finally, this course compares the advantages and disadvantages of primary-secondary and direct-primary pumping schemes.

 

In large commercial and industrial systems, chilled water system serves as means to transfer heat from building spaces to the refrigeration system. Initially, when energy costs were low, constant volume and primary-secondary systems provided a stable and simple operation of the chillers and distribution systems. However, as energy costs increased, particularly in the late 1970s, the efficiency of the chillers and the costs associated with operating the distribution system became more important. As a result, the need for new schemes to improve chiller performance and reduce energy costs drove the HVAC industry to advance chilled water technology, particularly in the manner that chilled water is delivered.

 

This 5 PDH online course is applicable to mechanical and HVAC engineers, process engineers, architects, building designers, contractors, energy auditors, facility managers who are interested in gaining a better understanding of HVAC chilled water distribution schemes.

Learning Objectives

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

  • The basic hydronic principles i.e. relationship of chilled water flow rate v/s cooling load and the energy savings due to adjustable speed pumps
  • How do constant volume chilled water systems different from primary/secondary arrangement
  • What is low delta-T syndrome and how it affects the chiller loading
  • What are the causes and mitigation measures to prevent low delta-T syndrome
  • Why distributed pumping arrangement is better than headered arrangement for constant flow systems
  • How do primary/secondary chilled water systems create hydraulically independent loops.
  • How to size the de-coupler bridge
  • The characteristics of control valves and why 2-way valve is better than 3-way valve in variable flow systems
  • How do the variable primary flow system compare with primary/secondary system in terms of cost and energy
  • The importance of design tube velocity and rate of chilled water flow variations in variable primary flow systems
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled "HVAC Chilled Water Distribution Schemes".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
HVAC Chilled Water Distribution Schemes (550 KB)
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 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: HVAC Overview of Underfloor Air Distribution (UFAD)
COURSE NO: M04-036
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
HVAC Overview of Underfloor Air Distribution (UFAD)
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course discusses how the UFAD system differs from the conventional HVAC design and reviews several key design issues pertinent to UFAD design.

 

Underfloor air distribution (UFAD) turns air supply upside down, allowing a floor plenum to deliver conditioned air to the space via floor diffusers in the raised floor system. The floor plenum typically consists of pedestals and removable floor panels that can be rapidly reconfigured. The space is divided into two zones: an occupied zone extending from the floor to head level, and the unoccupied zone extending from the top of the occupied zone to the ceiling.

 

The systems are designed to condition the lower occupied zone only and the temperature conditions in the upper zone are allowed to float above normal comfort ranges. The fact that conditioned air is delivered at floor level do provide energy savings while improving comfort and indoor air quality. While this strategy is most effective in new construction, it also can work in major retrofits. Thoughtful design is the key to successful application.

 

This 4 PDH online course is intended for mechanical and HVAC engineers, architects, building designers, contractors, civil estimators, energy auditors, facility managers and general audience interested in gaining a better understanding of underfloor air distribution systems. No specific prerequisite training or experience is required.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding conventional overhead and underfloor air distribution systems
  • Knowing  the difference between displacement ventilation and hybrid UFAD systems
  • Describing the comfort and productivity issues associated with UFAD systems
  • Describing the energy savings and indoor air quality improvement with UFAD systems
  • Differentiating between the perimeter and internal zones
  • Understanding the design approaches and control strategies for UFAD systems
  • Learning the access floor system design and construction issues
  • Knowing the economics, condensation and fire protection issues related to UFAD systems
  • Learning about the sustainability aspects of UFAD systems
  • Knowing how UFAD systems add to energy efficiency applicable for LEED certification
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "HVAC Overview of Underfloor Air Distribution (UFAD)".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
HVAC Overview of Underfloor Air Distribution (UFAD) (1.06 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 4 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire course 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.

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