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Iowa Energy Efficiency 15 PDH Discount Package 1

PACKAGE NO: IA15R-01
PACKAGE PDH: 15
PACKAGE PRICE: $216
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Courses in this Package
COURSE TITLE: Home Energy Savings: A Practical Approach
COURSE NO: M09-001
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Home Energy Savings: A Practical Approach
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides information on a wide variety of energy-related topics, ranging from simple weatherization, insulation, heating and cooling system improvements in homes, to installing and maintaining efficient water heaters, home appliances and solar panels.

 

Every year, a typical family in the United States spends around half of its home energy budget on heating and cooling. Unfortunately, many of those dollars are often wasted, because conditioned air escapes through leaky ceilings, walls and foundations, or flows through inadequately insulated attics, pipes, exterior walls and basements. In addition, many appliances, heating systems and air conditioners aren’t properly maintained, are old and inefficient, compared to models being sold today.

 

By properly maintaining your existing heating and cooling equipment (or replacing aging units with high-efficiency models), addressing weatherization and insulation issues at your house and getting into the habit of using energy efficiently all the time, you can save 10 to 30 percent (or more) on your utility bills every year. You will also help reduce pollution at utility plants that use fossil fuels to generate electricity.

 

This 9 PDH online course is applicable to electrical and mechanical engineers as well as energy specialists who are interested in learning more about home energy-saving considerations and the collection of systems that work together to achieve peak energy savings and to increase a home’s overall comfort.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the major sources of air leaks and energy use in a typical home
  • Learning about different sealing and insulating materials, their main characteristics and applications
  • Understanding the energy saving considerations for heating and cooling systems
  • Learning about a set of energy-related units, ratios and terminologies
  • Learning about water heating systems and the different approaches to lowering water-heating costs
  • Familiarizing with energy-efficient tips and practices for major home appliances
  • Familiarizing with the building blocks of solar PV systems
  • Gaining a general overview of contracts, installation, maintenance and monitoring of solar energy systems
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, “Home Energy Savings: A Practical Approach”, which is based on the Iowa Energy Center Publication Home Series 1 to 5.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
HOME ENERGY SAVINGS : A PRACTICAL APPROACH (7.3 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of forty-five (45) questions to earn 9 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 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: 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.

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