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Illinois Energy Efficiency 30 PDH Discount Package 1

PACKAGE NO: IL30R-04
PACKAGE PDH: 30
PACKAGE PRICE: $324
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Courses in this Package
COURSE TITLE: Heating and Cooling System Upgrades
COURSE NO: M03-022
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Heating and Cooling System Upgrades
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course identifies the opportunities for improving the performance of the heating and cooling system based on the type of system that is in place.

 

Heating and cooling systems are the largest single consumers of energy in buildings. These systems condition the air within a building so that occupants are comfortable. Heating and cooling systems consist mainly of chillers, boilers, cooling towers, and pumps. There are central heating and cooling systems, and unitary systems that combine heating and cooling. Opportunities exist for improvement to both central and unitary systems.

 

This 3 PDH online course is applicable to engineers, contractors, designers and other technical professionals who are involved in the retrofit of existing heating and cooling systems.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the best opportunities available for upgrading central cooling systems including chillers, cooling towers, water side economizers and pumps
  • Understanding the best opportunities available for upgrading central heating systems including boilers and furnaces
  • Understanding the best opportunities available for unitary systems including packaged or rooftop units, split system packaged units, air source heat pumps and water loop heat pump systems
  • Learning about new strategies aimed at saving energy such as geothermal heat pumps, district cooling and heating, radiant heating and cooling, cool storage, high temperature difference distribution, evaporative cooling, and non-electric cooling
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review "Heating and Cooling System Upgrades" of the Energy Star Building Manual. (Energy Star is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy).

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Heating and Cooling System Upgrades (2.1 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 3 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this EPA/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: Air Distribution Basics and Duct Design
COURSE NO: M03-044
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Air Distribution Basics and Duct Design
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course discusses the information needed to design the air distribution system to deliver the proper amount of conditioned air to a space in an energy efficient house.

 

The heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) system is arguably the most complex system installed in a house and is responsible for a substantial component of the total house energy use. A properly sized HVAC system will provide the desired comfort and will run efficiently. Right-sizing an HVAC system includes the selection of equipment and the design of the air distribution system to meet the accurate predicted heating and cooling loads of the house. This process begins with an accurate understanding of the heating and cooling loads on a space; however, a full HVAC design involves more than just the load estimate calculation; the load calculation is the first step of the iterative HVAC design procedure.

 

This 3 PDH online course is intended for mechanical engineers, architects, contractors and other professionals interested in learning more about air distribution and duct design for energy efficient homes.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Learning the different terminologies and concepts of HVAC systems that relate to air distribution
  • Understanding the performance criteria related to air distribution systems, which include temperature mixing and uniformity, supply outlets, and noise considerations
  • Understanding the design benefits of integrating the HVAC system into the early schematic design phase of the house
  • Familiarizing with the design principles of distribution systems, which include pressure drop, supply requirements, return air design, supply air outlets, duct layout, and duct sizes
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the “Advanced Strategy Guideline: Air Distribution Basics and Duct Design” prepared by Arlan Burdick-IBACOS, Inc. and published by the U.S. Department of Energy, Building America Program.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
AIR DISTRIBUTION BASICS AND DUCT DESIGN (5.55 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) 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: Water Efficiency Management Guide for Bathroom Suites
COURSE NO: M01-019
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Water Efficiency Management Guide for Bathroom Suites
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides basic information on how to improve water management, reduce property water use, and subsequently improve EPA Water Score.

 

Bathrooms offer a clear opportunity for properties to save significant amounts of water. Use of toilets, faucets, showerheads, and other sanitary fixtures in the bathroom suite typically represent a significant percentage of water use in properties. Replacing bathroom fixtures with water-efficient products, and WaterSense labeled products when applicable, can provide the most significant opportunity for water and energy savings, particularly in older buildings with inefficient fixtures.

 

This 1 PDH online course is applicable to mechanical and sustainability engineers, as well as other technical personnel who are interested in improving water management and minimizing wastewater.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Knowing the background and importance of water management for bathrooms
  • Familiarizing with bathroom maintenance best management practices
  • Understanding water savings calculations for toilets, bathroom sink faucets, bath and shower diverters, and showerheads
  • Knowing the replacement options when installing new toilet fixtures or replacing old, inefficient products
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "Water Efficiency Management Guide: Bathroom Suite”, which is based on the EPA document “Water Efficiency Management Guide Bathroom Suite”, reference EPA 832-F-17-016d, dated November 2017.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
WATER EFFICIENCY MANAGEMENT GUIDE FOR BATHROOM SUITES (780 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: A Residential Customer Guide to Going Solar
COURSE NO: R01-010
COURSE PROVIDER: Allen Hughes, P.E.
A Residential Customer Guide to Going Solar
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents guidelines to help homeowners understand the available options when considering investing in solar technology.

 

Advances in clean energy technologies have made renewable energy more accessible to the public than ever before. The cost of installing solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on a home has fallen to the point that millions of Americans now have the opportunity to reduce their electric bills and more affordably generate their own energy. There are also federal, state, and utility financial incentives available to American homeowners to make solar a more cost-effective energy option.

 

This course introduces principles of residential solar including PV design and efficiency, and outlines three primary ways a home can use power generated by a PV system. It also discusses the upfront cost and possible savings associated with residential solar, as well as some federal and state incentives that may be available for homeowners.

 

This 1 PDH online course is intended for civil, electrical, and mechanical engineers to better understands the available options when installing solar technology for homes.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with solar PV efficiency
  • Learning about residential solar energy production
  • Understanding the basics of cost savings and upfront costs of residential PV
  • Learning about federal and state incentives
  • Familiarizing with various power generation options
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "A Residential Customer Guide to Going Solar”, prepared by the North Carolina Solar Center.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
A RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER GUIDE TO GOING SOLAR (890 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 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: Advancing Clean Electric Power Technologies: Solar Power
COURSE NO: R02-016
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Advancing Clean Electric Power Technologies: Solar Power
Course Highlights

This online PDH course briefly discusses the solar market and solar energy’s technical and resource potential. Also, it addresses R&D strategy and priorities, the development and status of solar technologies and markets, projected solar deployment and impacts, and solutions for high-penetration of renewable energy into the electricity grid.

 

Solar energy offers a number of strategic benefits to the United States. Replacing fossil-fuel combustion with solar energy reduces emissions of human-induced greenhouse gases and air pollutants.

 

Despite these benefits, solar energy currently supplies only a small fraction of U.S. energy needs, largely because it historically has cost more than conventional energy sources. However, solar manufacturing costs and sales prices have dropped dramatically over the past few decades, and solar technologies are approaching energy-price parity with conventional generating sources in some regions of the United States and abroad.

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended for mechanical, electrical and renewable energy engineers as well as others interested in learning more about the current solar market and solar energy’s technical and resource potential.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarization with the solar market and solar energy’s technical and resource potential
  • Familiarizing with R&D strategy and priorities
  • Understanding the development and status of solar technologies and markets
  • Understanding the nature of projected solar deployment and their impact on the U.S. electricity markets
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document, "Advancing Clean Electric Power Technologies: Solar Power" which is based on chapter 4 of the Quadrennial Technology Review 2015 titled “Innovating Clean Energy Technologies in Advanced Manufacturing - Technology Assessments”, published by the U.S. Department of Energy.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
ADVANCING CLEAN ELECTRIC POWER TECHNOLOGIES: SOLAR POWER (1.8 MB)
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: Wind Turbine Technology
COURSE NO: R04-009
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Wind Turbine Technology
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides a brief overview of wind turbine technology and its associated components, discusses the financial considerations and the technological improvements that would be required to increase the reliance on wind energy in the future.   

 

Current turbine technology has enabled wind energy to become a viable power source in today’s energy market. Advancements in turbine technology that have the potential to increase wind energy’s presence are currently being explored through areas of study including reducing capital costs, increasing capacity factors, and mitigating risk through enhanced system reliability.

 

This 4 PDH online course is intended for renewable, sustainability, mechanical, electrical, and industrial engineers, as well as other technical personnel who are interested in gaining a basic understanding of wind turbine technology.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the basic configuration of the modern wind turbine
  • Knowing the options in improving wind turbine technology
  • Understanding the technical and financial risks involved in wind technology
  • Familiarizing with offshore wind technology
  • Learning about distributed wind technology (DWT) and their applications
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 2 of the "20% Wind Energy by 2030" publication by the U.S. Department of Energy, DOE/GO-102008-2567.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
WIND TURBINE TECHNOLOGY (655 KB)
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 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: Estimating the Environmental Effects of Green Roofs
COURSE NO: C02-075
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Estimating the Environmental Effects of Green Roofs
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides insight on how to estimate the positive environmental effects of green roof installations in cities. This is accomplished by providing a brief introduction to the basic concepts and definitions relating to urban environmental pollution, followed by a case study of the Kansas City metropolitan area.

 

A green roof—also called a vegetated roof or eco-roof—is a roof with soil and plants placed on top of a conventional roof. Green roofs are growing in popularity, as they have proven to be a cost-effective strategy for creating more livable and sustainable cities. Integrating nature-based solutions like green roofs into the urban landscape has several benefits to the environment, public health, and society.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to architects, sustainability, environmental, and building engineers, as well as other technical personnel interested in learning more about the numerous benefits of green roof installations in urban areas.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Learning how green roofs benefit the environment and public health
  • Familiarizing with green roofs using as a case study (Kansas City, Missouri)
  • Understanding the analytical process, methodology, and tools used in estimating the benefits of green roof installations
  • Understanding the limitations of the model and results of the presented case study
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document “Estimating the Environmental Effects of Green Roofs”, prepared by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, publication number EPA 430-S-18-001.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
ESTIMATING THE ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF GREEN ROOFS (3.7 MB)
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: Sexual Harassment Prevention for Illinois Professionals
COURSE NO: IL1-001
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Sexual Harassment Prevention for Illinois Professionals
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Course Highlights

This online PDH course presents a training on sexual harassment prevention in order to adopt and actively implement policies that ensure that workplaces are safe for employees to report and express their concerns about sexual harassment.

 

The Illinois Human Rights Act makes it a civil rights violation “[f]or any employer, employee, agent of any employer, employment agency or labor organization to engage in sexual harassment.” 775 ILCS 5/2-102(D).

 

The Illinois General Assembly finds that tolerance of sexual harassment has a detrimental influence in workplaces by creating a hostile environment for employees, reducing productivity, and increasing legal liability. Therefore, every employer in the State of Illinois is required to provide employees with sexual harassment prevention training that complies with section 2-109 of the Illinois Human Rights Act (“IHRA”).

 

This 1 PDH online course is applicable to professionals licensed in the State of Illinois and who are required to demonstrate continuing professional competency in sexual harassment prevention training as a condition of their license renewal.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Gaining an overview of sexual harassment prevention consistent with the Illinois Human Rights Act
  • Familiarizing with types of unlawful sexual harassment, unwelcome behavior and working environment
  • Learning about examples of conduct that may constitute unlawful sexual harassment
  • Understanding sexual harassment in online environments
  • Understanding employer responsibilities in the prevention, investigation, and corrective measures on sexual harassment
  • Familiarizing with the Federal and State statutory laws concerning sexual harassment including remedies available to victims
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled “Sexual Harassment Prevention for Illinois Professionals” which is based on the DHR document “State of Illinois Sexual Harassment Prevention Training”.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION FOR ILLINOIS PROFESSIONALS (200 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.

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