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Louisiana Energy Efficiency, ADA and Ethics 15 PDH Discount Package 2

PACKAGE NO: LA15R-02
PACKAGE PDH: 15
PACKAGE PRICE: $216
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Courses in this Package
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: 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: 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: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Overview
COURSE NO: A02-005
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Overview
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act as it applies to facility design.

 

For individuals with disabilities, the Americans with Disabilities Act gives civil rights protections similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, state and local government services, and telecommunications. 

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended for all engineers involved in the design of facilities accessible to the public and regulated by the ADA.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the types of facilities covered
  • Understanding "public accommodation"
  • Learning about the various requirements for accessible facilities
  • Understanding when a "direct threat" to health or safety is present
  • Understanding "readily achievable" barrier removal for existing facilities
  • Familiarizing with the  legal enforcement mechanisms available
  • Learning about available tax credits and deductions for employers
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Overview" which is based on the original document (http://www.ada.gov/qandaeng.htm) published by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), last updated on November 14, 2008

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Overview (153 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this DOJ 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: Public Right of Way Accessibility Guidelines (PROWAG)
COURSE NO: C02-041
Public Right of Way Accessibility Guidelines (PROWAG)
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents the main requirements for ADA compliance in the public right of way. Before PROWAG the ADA guidelines focused mainly on facilities on sites.  PROWAG is currently in its final public review and is scheduled to be adopted in 2012.  PROWAG addresses features common to public right of ways such as sidewalks, curb ramps, roadway crossings, and pedestrian crossing signals and on-street parking.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to civil engineers, construction managers, architects and inspectors who are involved with construction in the public right of way.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the government agencies involved with PROWAG
  • Understanding which projects require PROWAG compliance
  • Knowing the differences between the current ADA requirements and PROWAG
  • Learning about PROWAG sidewalk and slope requirements
  • Learning about PROWAG curb ramp requirements
  • Learning about PROWAG detectable warning requirements
  • Understanding practical examples of reconstructing existing conditions to be PROWAG compliant
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course you will review the main requirements of PROWAG along with practical design examples.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Public Right of Way Accessibility Guidelines (4.43 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn two (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: Ethical Issue: Deciding if Something is a Gift or a Bribe
COURSE NO: LE1-007
Ethical Issue: Deciding if Something is a Gift or a Bribe
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course will establish, through the presentation of many examples, the principles of distinguishing between a gift and a bribe.

 

The federal government has formulated detailed rules covering gifts given to executive-branch employees in many situations. The rules are published in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and are illustrated through many examples. Even though the examples are intended for government employees (many of whom are engineers), they also apply to private-sector engineers in similar situations. This course presents selected CFR examples that furnish guidance on the ethics of gift giving in situations that are especially relevant to engineers.

 

This 1 PDH online course is intended for engineers seeking guidance on distinguishing between ethical gift-giving and bribery.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with definitions of a bribe and a gift
  • Knowing the bribe status of a gift based on a personal relationship
  • Understanding the conditions under which gifts to spouses are acceptable
  • Knowing the need to avoid even the appearance of a gift being a bribe
  • Recognizing when gifts involving free attendance at meetings and conferences are acceptable
  • Understanding the importance of the cumulative effect of receiving even small gifts on a periodic basis
  • Learning the importance of gifts received when on assignment rather than outside of work
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, “Ethical Issue: Deciding if Something is a Gift or a Bribe,” by Mark P. Rossow.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
ETHICAL ISSUE: DECIDING IF SOMETHING IS A GIFT OR A BRIBE (300 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 exclusive of the Appendix.
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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