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Oregon Energy Efficiency 30 PDH Discount Package 1

PACKAGE NO: OR30R-04
PACKAGE PDH: 30
PACKAGE PRICE: $324
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Courses in this Package
COURSE TITLE: Solar Energy Introduction
COURSE NO: R03-016
Solar Energy Introduction
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an overview of solar electromagnetic radiation, and presents the fundamental solar parameters and the different methods for calculating them.

 

Solar energy travels from the sun to the earth in the form of electromagnetic radiation. In this course, properties of electromagnetic radiation will be discussed, and basic calculations for electromagnetic radiation will be presented. Moreover, several solar position parameters, as well as the major methods by which solar radiation is converted into other useable forms of energy will be discussed.

 

Finally, information will be presented on the use of websites to obtain values for yearly average solar insolation, monthly average insolation, or daily insolation at a specified location in the United States, or anywhere around the world.

 

This 3 PDH online course is applicable to mechanical, electrical, chemical and energy engineers and architects who interested in learning more about the renewable energy field.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the different types of electromagnetic radiation
  • Knowing how to calculate the wavelength and frequency for a specified electromagnetic radiation
  • Knowing the meaning of absorbance, reflectance and transmittance as applied to a surface receiving electromagnetic radiation
  • Learning how to obtain and calculate values for solar declination, solar hour angle, solar altitude angle, sunrise and sunset angle
  • Understanding the major methods by which solar radiation is converted into other useable forms of energy
  • Knowing how to use websites to obtain values of relevant solar parameters at a specified location in the United States or anywhere around the world
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, “Solar Energy Introduction”, which is prepared by Harlan Bengtson, Ph.D., P.E.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
SOLAR ENERGY INTRODUCTION (3.0 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: 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: 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: Wireless Occupancy Sensors for Lighting Controls
COURSE NO: E01-012
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Wireless Occupancy Sensors for Lighting Controls
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides basic information on wireless occupancy for lighting controls.

 

Lighting use constitutes about 20% of the total energy consumption in commercial buildings. Adding lighting controls is a simple retrofit option than can save on energy costs while helping to meet agency and federal energy savings mandates. Some energy codes and federal standards require the use of lighting controls.

 

Studies have shown that adding lighting controls can reduce lighting energy use 10% to 90% or more depending on the use of the space in which the sensors are installed. One study conducted on a university campus found that installing wired occupancy sensors to control lighting in more than 200 rooms in 10 buildings provided an annual cost savings of about $14,000 with a simple payback of 4.2 years.

 

This 1 PDH online course is applicable to electrical engineers and others interested in gaining knowledge about wireless occupancy for lighting controls for a better sustainable design.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the different types of occupancy sensors and their characteristics including microphonic, ultrasonic, bluetooth, video image and dual technology
  • Gaining a general overview of the codes and standards of lighting controls
  • Learning about the types of light source to use for occupancy sensors
  • Understanding how wireless sensors are powered and the best practices in using wireless sensors
  • Learning about the cost considerations for wire and wireless sensors
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, " Wireless Occupancy Sensors for Lighting Controls”, which is based on the US department of Energy document “Wireless Occupancy Sensors for Lighting Controls: An Applications Guide for Federal Facility Managers”, dated December 2019.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
WIRELESS OCCUPANCY SENSORS FOR LIGHTING CONTROLS (1.4 MB)
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: Cooling Tower Key Components and How to Improve Water Efficiency
COURSE NO: M01-018
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Cooling Tower Key Components and How to Improve Water Efficiency
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides a basic understanding of cooling towers, describes their key components and provides recommendations on how to improve the water efficiency.

 

Cooling towers are an integral component of many refrigeration systems, providing comfort or process cooling across a broad range of applications. They are the point in the system where heat is dissipated to the atmosphere through the evaporative process, and are common in industries such as oil refining, chemical process­ing, power plants, steel mills, and many different manufacturing processes where process cooling is required.

 

This 1 PDH online course is intended for mechanical and environmental engineers as well as others interested in learning more about cooling towers and how to improve their water efficiency.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the basic cooling tower terms
  • Learning the different types of cooling towers
  • Learning the system calculations
  • Understanding the factors that limit cycles of concentration
  • Knowing the system concerns
  • Familiarizing with the treatment options
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled “Cooling Towers: Understanding Key Components of Cooling Towers and How to Improve Water Efficiency” publication by the Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy - Federal Energy Management Program.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
COOLING TOWER KEY COMPONENTS AND HOW TO IMPROVE WATER EFFICIENCY (590 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: 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: 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: Advancing Sustainable Materials Management
COURSE NO: C01-021
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Advancing Sustainable Materials Management
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents the facts and statistics about the generation and disposition of municipal solid waste (MSW) over time in the United States. It examines the disposing of waste in landfills, recycling, composting, and combustion with energy recovery.

 

Approximately 262 million tons of MSW was generated in the United States in 2015. Understanding how waste is generated and disposed of is important for managing scarce materials.

 

This report analyzes MSW trends in generation and management, materials and products, and economic indicators affecting MSW. It also includes a section on the generation of construction and demolition (C&D) debris, which is not a part of MSW, but comprises a significant portion of the non-hazardous solid waste stream.

 

This 1 PDH online course is applicable to civil, environmental and sustainability engineers and other technical personnel who are interested in gaining a basic understanding of waste management on the individual and household level.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Knowing where MSW comes from and how it is disposed of
  • Understanding how to manage materials in order to maximize economic efficiency
  • Learning when recycling, composting, and combusting with energy recovery should be used
  • Familiarizing with the Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) process
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review "Advancing Sustainable Materials Management" by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), publication EPA530-F-18-004, dated July 2018.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
ADVANCING SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT (1.5 MB)
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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