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HVAC Load Estimation 15 PDH Discount Package

PACKAGE NO: DP15M-08
PACKAGE PDH: 15
PACKAGE PRICE: $216
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Courses in this Package
COURSE TITLE: An Introduction to HVAC Systems for Buildings
COURSE NO: M04-020
An Introduction to HVAC Systems for Buildings
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents an introduction to the design of heating and cooling distribution systems outside of buildings.  It provides information about system selection, distribution media selection, and general distribution system design. It discusses distribution systems in trenches, pre-engineered underground systems, prefabricated underground heating and cooling distribution systems, and aboveground heat distribution systems. The information provided is applicable to high temperature hot water, low temperature hot water, low pressure steam, high pressure steam, and chilled water systems.

 

This course also provides a basic introduction to air conditioning system design so you can better understand the technology, concepts and terminology in the design of air conditioning systems. It addresses the issues, technologies and strategies encountered in the building design process on actual projects.

 

This 4 PDH online course is intended for engineers, architects and construction professionals who are seeking an introduction to HVAC Design. This course will help you to be a better partner in the building design and construction process. This course is a compilation of Course No. M02-021 and Course No. M02-024.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Learning how to calculate heating and cooling loads
  • Learn about the different types of air conditioning equipment
  • Familiarizing with some important concepts of air distribution ductwork design
  • Knowing the rules-of-thumb for estimating heating and air conditioning capacity
  • Knowing the rules-of-thumb for estimating chilled, hot and condenser water requirements
  • Knowing the rules-of-thumb for determining steam and condensate requirements
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "An Introduction to HVAC Systems for Buildings".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Introduction to HVAC Systems for Buildings (3.15 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 4 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 Load Calculations and Principles
COURSE NO: M06-004
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
Cooling Load Calculations and Principles
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides a procedure for preparing a manual calculation for cooling load using CLTD/CLF method suggested by ASHRAE and includes two detailed examples. For more advanced methods such as TFM, the reader should refer to ASHRAE and other handbooks.

 

Heating and cooling load calculations are carried out to estimate the required capacity of heating and cooling systems, which can maintain the required conditions in the conditioned space. To estimate the required cooling or heating capacities, one has to have information regarding the design indoor and outdoor conditions, specifications of the building, specifications of the conditioned space, and any special requirements of the particular application.

 

Generally, heating and cooling load calculations involve a systematic and stepwise procedure, which account for all the building energy flows. In practice, a variety of methods ranging from simple rules-of-thumb to complex transfer function methods are used to arrive at the building loads.

 

This 6 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 in cooling load calculations and principles.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understand the basic terminology and definitions related to air conditioning load calculations
  • Explain the differences between heating and cooling load design considerations
  • Explain the difference between 1) space heat gain v/s cooling load 2) space cooling v/s cooling load and 3) external loads v/s internal loads
  • Differentiate between sensible and latent loads
  • List commonly used methods for estimating cooling loads
  • Estimate the internal and external cooling loads using CLTD/CLF method from building specifications, design indoor and outdoor conditions, occupancy etc.
  • Describe various equations and the information sources to determine conductive load through opaque building elements.
  • Describe various equations and information sources to determine the solar transmission load through glazing.
  • Describe various equations and information sources to determine the internal load due to people, lights and power appliances.
  • Determine the supply air flow rate
  • Learn by examples the detailed methodology to cooling load calculations
  • Learn the functional parameters of software programs such as TRACE 700 and CHVAC
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled "Cooling Load Calculations and Principles".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Cooling Load Calculations and Principles (943 KB)
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: Heat Loss Calculations and Principles
COURSE NO: M05-003
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
Heat Loss Calculations and Principles
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course discusses the stepwise procedure to determine the rate of heat loss through building elements using a process called heat loss calculation. You will learn how to extrapolate your calculation of a maximum hourly rate into an annual energy usage rate. You will also learn some useful tips on saving heating energy.  The course includes one sample example for better understanding of the concept.

 

The prime requirement in respect of the indoor climate in a building is that room temperature should be at a comfortable level, regardless of the weather conditions outside. As soon as the ambient temperature is lower than the indoor temperature, heat flows out from the building through its boundary surfaces (the building envelope). At the same time, the building also loses heat through air infiltration, i.e. the inward leakage of outdoor air into the building through gaps and cavities in walls, roofs, doors and windows. Bearing in mind the fact that the indoor temperature in most buildings is maintained at a little over 65°F, this means, throughout most of the year, the building is losing heat to its surroundings.

 

This 5 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 in heat loss calculations and principles.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the factors affecting comfort in winter
  • Describe the overall heat transfer coefficient (U-value) and its relationship to resistance (R-value)
  • Understand the basic equation of heat loss through building elements such as walls, roof and glass
  • Understand the basic equation of heat loss through floor slab and basement
  • Understand the basic equation of heat loss through ventilation and infiltration
  • Understand the concept of degree days and how it is used to estimate the annual heat loss
  • Understand the three basic modes of heat transfer, conduction, convection and radiation
  • Understand the difference between the k-values, C-values, R-values and U-values 
  • Learn by examples to calculate the series resistance and U-values of a composite wall
  • Learn how to determine the infiltration and ventilation air flow rate
  • Understand by an example the detailed methodology to heat loss calculations
  • Understand the basic terminology and definitions related to air conditioning load calculations
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled “Heat Loss Calculations and Principles”.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Heat Loss Calculations and Principles (730 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.

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