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Illinois Energy Efficiency 30 PDH Discount Package 2

PACKAGE NO: IL30R-05
PACKAGE PDH: 30
PACKAGE PRICE: $324
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COURSE TITLE: Tips on Saving Energy in Your Home
COURSE NO: M04-044
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Tips on Saving Energy in Your Home
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides tips and information on how to save energy and money in your home through simple and achievable changes.

 

In the face of our current global sustainability challenges, it is our duty as a society to make individual changes to our personal lives to reduce our impact wherever possible. These changes should start within our homes, and contrary to what the majority may believe, we actually have the ability to save money and energy in our own home.

 

Saving energy reduces the demand for the resources needed to make energy, and improving your energy efficiency is like adding another clean energy source to an electric power grid. This results in reduced utility bills and additional money in your pocket. Furthermore, improving your energy efficiency can also improve the comfort of your home and your quality of life.

 

This 4 PDH online course is applicable to electrical, mechanical, and sustainable engineers, homeowners and contractors as well as others interested in learning more about how to save energy and money in homes.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the importance of conducting a home energy audit
  • Learning about energy savings by weatherizing your home
  • Understanding the importance of heating and cooling considerations
  • Learning about the role of landscaping in energy reduction
  • Familiarizing with the possible renewable energy options available to homeowners
  • Understanding the basic principles of energy savings in relation to vehicles and fuels
  • Familiarizing with the financial systems that are available in the US for supporting energy saving initiatives
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document “Tips on Saving Money and Energy in Your Home” by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) “Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy”.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
TIPS ON SAVING ENERGY IN YOUR HOME (1.85 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 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: 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: Energy Savings in MEP Systems - Energy Systems
COURSE NO: M08-002
Energy Savings in MEP Systems - Energy Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes a wide variety of integrated sustainable concepts and practical ideas from design to facility operation that will help with the integration of the various systems within the building. Part V of this source document focuses on the energy using systems of a facility including HVAC, lighting, water heating, energy control, motors, etc.

 

In today's building industry the concept of integrated sustainable design has taken root and is branching out into full blossom.  Green is considered the responsible way to design.  Integrated design is a process whereby the various disciplines involved in design (architects, mechanical and electrical engineers, interior design professionals, etc.) work together to come up with design solutions that maximize performance, energy conservation, and environmental benefits.

 

This 8 PDH online course is applicable to all engineers, design and construction personnel, technical staff and facility personnel who are interested in gaining a better understanding "green" integrated building design in general and more specifically for federal buildings.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Energy and conservation issues
  • Boilers, air distribution systems, chillers, absorption cooling
  • Desiccant dehumidification
  • Ground-source heat pumps
  • HVAC technologies to consider
  • Heat-recovery water heating, solar water heating
  • Fluorescent lighting, electronic ballasts, lighting controls, exterior lighting
  • Office, food service, and laundry equipment
  • Energy management
  • High-efficiency drives, variable-frequency motors, power factors
  • Electric power systems analysis
  • Microturbines, fuel cells, photovoltaics, wind energy, biomass energy systems
  • Combined heat and power systems
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you will need to review the material contained in the Greening of Federal Facilities, Second Edition, May 2001, Part V, Energy Systems.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Energy Savings in MEP Systems - Energy Systems (1.0 MB)
Course Quiz
In this course, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of forty six (46) questions to earn 8 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.

COURSE TITLE: Water Efficiency Management Guide for Mechanical Systems
COURSE NO: M02-055
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Water Efficiency Management Guide for Mechanical Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents guidelines on how to reduce mechanical system water use in residential buildings. Mechanical systems are frequently utilized to provide heating and cooling for residential properties. They typically fall into two categories: centralized and decentralized systems.

 

Centralized mechanical systems provide heating and cooling from a central location, such as a mechanical room or utility penthouse. These systems are more common in mid- and high-rise multifamily properties and can include cooling towers, boilers, and steam systems, each of which uses water as the heat transfer medium. As a result, the use of water for building heating and cooling can be significant and using sound management practices is a good opportunity for water savings.

 

Decentralized mechanical systems treat each unit of a multifamily property as its own space, as if each unit were a stand-alone single-family residence. These systems do not typically use process water, so they are not the focus of this water efficiency management guide.

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended for mechanical, environmental and civil engineers, as well as other technical personnel who are interested in learning more about reducing water use in mechanical systems.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the basics principles behind single-pass cooling, cooling towers and boiler/steam systems
  • Understanding mechanical system water use
  • Familiarizing with the maintenance and best management practices
  • Knowing the mechanical systems retrofit and replacement options 
  • Familiarizing with the water savings calculations and assumptions
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review “Water Efficiency Management Guide for Mechanical Systems” which is based on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency publication number EPA 832-F-17-016c.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
WATER EFFICIENCY MANAGEMENT GUIDE FOR MECHANICAL SYSTEMS (623 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: Solar Energy Fundamentals
COURSE NO: M04-018
Solar Energy Fundamentals
Course Highlights

In this online engineering PDH course properties of electromagnetic radiation will be discussed and basic calculations for electromagnetic radiation will be described. Several solar position parameters will be discussed along with means of calculating values for them. The major methods by which solar radiation is converted into other useable forms of energy will be discussed briefly. Extraterrestrial solar radiation (that striking the earth's outer atmosphere) will be discussed and means of estimating its value at a given location and time will be presented. Finally there will be a presentation of how to obtain values for the average monthly rate of solar radiation striking the surface of a typical solar collector, at a specified location in the United States for a given month. Numerous examples are included to illustrate the calculations and data retrieval methods presented.

 

This 4 PDH  online course is intended for mechanical and electrical engineers, energy professionals and architects who are interested in gaining a better understanding of solar energy. After completing this course, you will have basic knowledge about solar electromagnetic radiation, will be familiar with fundamental solar parameters, will be able to obtain or calculate values for those parameters and use them in calculations, and will be able to obtain values for average monthly rate of solar radiation striking the surface of a typical solar collector in the United States for a given month.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Know the different types of electromagnetic radiation and which of them are included in solar radiation
  • Be able to calculate wavelength if given frequency and frequency if given wavelength for specified electromagnetic radiation
  • Know the meaning of absorbance, reflectance and transmittance as applied to a surface receiving electromagnetic radiation and be able to make calculations with those parameters
  • Be able to obtain or calculate values for solar declination, solar hour angle, solar altitude angle, sunrise angle, and sunset angle and use them in calculations
  • Know the major methods by which solar radiation is converted into other useable forms of energy.
  • Be able to obtain an estimated value for monthly averaged extraterrestrial radiation on a horizontal surface for a specified month and latitude between 20 and 65 degrees.
  • Be able to obtain values for the average monthly rate of solar radiation striking the surface of a solar collector with one of several standard tilt angles at a specified location in the United States for a given month.
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course you will need to review the course document titled "Solar Energy Fundamentals".
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Solar Energy Fundamentals (1.8 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you will 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: Innovating Clean Energy Technologies in Advanced Manufacturing: Process Heating
COURSE NO: D03-007
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Innovating Clean Energy Technologies in Advanced Manufacturing: Process Heating
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides information about the energy savings potential for process heating systems in the manufacturing industry.

 

Process heating accounts for about 70% of all process energy (energy applied to convert material into manufactured products) used in the U.S. manufacturing sector. Past research investments in process heating and related topics have led to innovations that have improved industrial energy efficiency. Although no significant, pervasive process heating breakthroughs have been adopted recently by industry, incremental technology advances have been achieved in a few areas.

 

Process heating unit operations are fundamental to materials transformations and a wide range of manufacturing operations. Advances in process heating technologies could not only lead to lower manufacturing energy and emissions and associated costs, but could enable the manufacture of improved materials, technologies, and products.

 

This 3 PDH online course is intended for mechanical, chemical, sustainability and industrial engineers as well as others interesting in learning more about the potential energy saving opportunities for process heating systems in the U.S.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the concepts and definitions of industrial process heating
  • Understanding the distinction between fuel, steam, electrical, and hybrid-based process heating systems
  • Learning about various technology advances and opportunities for energy savings / energy reduction
  • Familiarizing with the risks, uncertainties, and other considerations associated with industrial process heating systems
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document, "Innovating Clean Energy Technologies in Advanced Manufacturing: Process Heating" which is based on chapter 6 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):
INNOVATING CLEAN ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES IN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING: PROCESS HEATING (1.4 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: Advancing Systems and Technologies to Produce Cleaner Fuels
COURSE NO: P03-003
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Advancing Systems and Technologies to Produce Cleaner Fuels
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides information on advancements made in systems and technologies related to oil and natural gas development to produce cleaner fuels. It pays special attention to advancements aimed at reducing the environmental impact associated with the production of oil and natural gas. It also discusses the safety conditions for those involved in the development process.

 

Fossil fuel resources account for 82% of total U.S. primary energy use because they are abundant, have a relatively low cost of production, and have a high energy density—enabling easy transport and storage. The infrastructure built over decades to supply fossil fuels is the world’s largest enterprise with the largest market capitalization. Of fossil fuels, oil and natural gas make up 63% of energy usage. Across the energy economy, the source and mix of fuels used across these sectors is changing, particularly the rapid increase in natural gas production from unconventional resources for electricity generation and the rapid increase in domestic production of shale oil. The United States will, for the foreseeable future, continue to rely heavily upon oil and natural gas to support its economy, national security, and energy security.

 

This 3 PDH online course is applicable to petroleum, chemical, mechanical and sustainability engineers and other technical personnel who are interested in learning more about the trends in advancing oil and gas development systems and technologies.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the Oil and Gas industry in the Energy Economy of the United States
  • Familiarizing with the latest technological advancements in Oil and Gas
  • Learning about the emerging research opportunities and the four themes to address R&D challenges
  • Learning the about the Oil and Gas challenges through specific technology assessments
  • Understanding the risks associated with the various aspects of oil and natural gas development
  • Learning from past oil and natural gas development mistakes and disasters to ensure they are not repeated
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review "Advancing Systems and Technologies to Produce Cleaner Fuels" by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), from the Quadrennial Technology Review 2015, dated 2015.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
ADVANCING SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGIES TO PRODUCE CLEANER FUELS (1.9 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: 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: 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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