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HVAC Energy Efficiency 12 PDH Discount Package

PACKAGE NO: DP12M-24
PACKAGE PDH: 12
PACKAGE PRICE: $187.2
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Courses in this Package
COURSE TITLE: Guidelines for Selecting Cool Roofs
COURSE NO: M02-042
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Guidelines for Selecting Cool Roofs
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents an overview of cool roofs, which can help many building owners save money while protecting the environment. It illustrates how cool roofs work, what kinds of cool roof options are available, and how to determine if cool roofing is an appropriate energy efficiency option for your building.

 

Just as wearing light-colored clothing can help keep a person cool on a sunny day, cool roofs use solar-reflective surfaces to maintain lower roof temperatures. Traditional dark roofs can reach temperatures of 150ºF (66ºC) or more in the summer sun. A cool roof under the same conditions could stay more than 50°F (28ºC) cooler.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to engineers, architects, designers, contractors, building owners, and all personnel interested in gaining a better understating of cool roofs.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding what is a cool roof
  • Learning about the different types of cool roofs
  • Knowing if you should use a cool roof
  • Learning about cool roof selection and application
  • Knowing the precautions and considerations behind cool roofs
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the Department of Energy (DOE) Publication “Guidelines for Selecting Cool Roofs”, Building Technologies Program, published on July 2010.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Guidelines for Selecting Cool Roofs (912 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twelve (12) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on 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: High Performance Data Centers Best Practices
COURSE NO: M06-037
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
High Performance Data Centers Best Practices
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents the best practices for a high performance data center utilizing the following systems: air management, air-side economizer, centralized air handling, cooling plant optimization, direct liquid cooling, free cooling with water side economizer, humidification controls alternatives, power supplies, self-generation and uninterruptable power supply systems along with a case study/benchmark findings for each of the above systems.

 

Data centers can consume 25 to 50 times as much electricity as standard office spaces. With such large power consumption, they are prime targets for energy efficient design measures that can save money and reduce electricity use. But the critical nature of data center loads elevates many design criteria -- chiefly reliability and high power density capacity – far above efficiency. Short design cycles often leave little time to fully assess efficient design opportunities or consider first cost versus life cycle cost issues. This can lead to designs that are simply scaled up versions of standard office space approaches or that re-use strategies and specifications that worked “good enough” in the past without regard for energy performance. The Data Center Design Guidelines have been created to provide viable alternatives to inefficient building practices.

 

The 6 PDH online course is intended for mechanical, electrical and computer engineers, as well as architects and any other technical personnel interested in gaining a better understanding of energy savings in data centers.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Learning how to select high performance mechanical and electrical data center equipment and understand their various energy efficient configurations/ applications
  • Understanding how to efficiently layout data center equipment through air management best practices
  • Learning how to benefit from free cooling (air-side and water-side) economizers in data centers
  • Familiarizing with the different cooling plant optimization best practices in data centers
  • Learning how direct liquid cooling is applied to data centers
  • Familiarizing with the humidification control alternatives in data centers
  • Understanding how UPS systems can be efficiently utilized in data centers
  • Reviewing several case studies illustrating the above systems
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review “High Performance Data Centers” a Design Guidelines Sourcebook published January 2006 by Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
High Performance Data Centers (2.54 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 PG&E 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: Thermal Energy Storage for Space Cooling
COURSE NO: M03-041
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Thermal Energy Storage for Space Cooling
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents the principles behind thermal energy storage for space cooling. It illustrates the energy saving schemes and mechanisms that are directly and indirectly the result of cool storage systems. Furthermore, this course explains where to apply this technology and what to avoid. In addition, it describes the different types of cool storage systems, their applications & various configurations. Finally, this course highlights some of the installation requirements and maintenance impacts of cool storage systems.

 

Thermal energy storage for space cooling, also known as cool storage, chill storage, or cool thermal storage, is a technology that continues to improve through evolutionary design advances. Cool storage technology can be used to significantly reduce energy costs by allowing energy-intensive, electrically driven cooling equipment to be predominantly operated during off-peak hours when electricity rates are lower. In addition, some system configurations result in lower first costs and/or lower operating costs compared to non-storage systems.

 

The 3 PDH online course is intended for mechanical and electrical engineers, architects, and any other technical personnel interested in gaining a better understanding of thermal energy storage for space cooling.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the benefits of cool storage systems
  • Familiarizing with the energy saving mechanisms of cool storage systems
  • Learning where to apply and what to avoid in cool storage system applications
  • Understanding how cool storage systems present an opportunity for energy savings via cold air distribution
  • Understanding the design variations and different types of cool storage systems along with their respective applications and configurations
  • Learning about the installation requirements and the maintenance impacts of cool storage systems
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review “Thermal Energy Storage for Space Cooling” published by the Federal Energy Management Program.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Thermal Energy Storage for Space Cooling (3.90 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: Under Floor Air Distribution (UFAD)
COURSE NO: M01-011
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Under Floor Air Distribution (UFAD)
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents a brief overview of under floor air distribution (UFAD) systems which are raised floor systems within which plenums are used to deliver conditioned air to the space through floor grills. This course also describes the costs associated with installing UFAD systems.

 

Recent trends in today's office environment make it increasingly more difficult for conventional centralized HVAC systems to satisfy the environmental preferences of individual office workers using the standardized approach of providing a single uniform thermal and ventilation environment.

 

This 1 PDH online course is applicable to mechanical engineers, designers, contractors, building professionals, and all personnel interested in gaining a better understating of UFAD systems.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the principles of operation behind UFAD systems
  • Knowing the advantages and limitations associated with UFAD systems
  • Familiarizing with the cost considerations associated with the installation of UFAD systems
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review "Alternative Air Conditioning Technologies: Underfloor Air Distribution (UFAD) "of the Department of Energy (DOE) publication DOE/EE-0295 and FEMP.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Under Floor Air Distribution (UFAD) (1.31 MB)
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 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.

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