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Ventilation 15 PDH Discount Package

PACKAGE NO: DP15M-15
PACKAGE PDH: 15
PACKAGE PRICE: $216
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COURSE TITLE: Ventilation and Exhaust Systems
COURSE NO: M04-009
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
Ventilation and Exhaust Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides the basics of the ventilation system and will familiarize the reader with the mechanism of infiltration, exhaust ventilation and forced ventilation systems.

 

The ventilation systems supply and remove air to/from the building. In doing so, these systems control quality of breathing air and protect personnel and sensitive equipment from potentially hazardous airborne contaminants, fires, explosions, and excessive heat.

 

All components of ventilation systems such as fans, motors, ducts, dampers, air intakes and outlets, filters, and access panels, must work properly in order for the systems to operate safely and efficiently. Therefore, ventilation system design must be considered as an essential part of planning and development of new facility. Failure to provide effective ventilation systems in the design stage can create costly obstacles to safe and efficient operation, which ultimately presents a threat to personnel safety and health.

 

This 4 PDH online course is applicable to mechanical engineers, design and construction personnel, technical staff and facility personnel who are interested in gaining a better understanding of ventilation and exhaust systems.

Learning Objectives

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

  • What is natural ventilation and what factors determine the building porosity
  • How do you calculate the infiltration using air change method, crack method, curtain wall method and stack effect method
  • What are the design considerations for forced ventilation systems
  • How are constant air volume ventilation systems different from variable air volume systems
  • What are the appropriate applications of airfoil, backward-curved, radial blade and forward-curved fans
  • What are the design principles and methods for air distribution ducts
  • What are the different types of air cleaners and air filters used for ventilation purposes
  • What are the common types of exhaust hoods and what factors determine the effective removal of contaminants
  • How do the automatic control systems function and how is economy cycle operation achieved
  • What are the basic methods and procedures for testing, adjusting and balancing (TAB) of ventilation systems
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Appendix D, "Ventilation and Exhaust Systems" of the US Corps of Engineers Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (USACERL) technical report 99/20, May 1999.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Ventilation and Exhaust Systems (4.18 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 this USACERL technical report.

 

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: HVAC - Natural Ventilation Principles and Practices
COURSE NO: M04-038
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
HVAC - Natural Ventilation Principles and Practices
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course outlines the basic principles underlying natural ventilation, and explains how best to proceed with a specific design. It is not intended to be a textbook of natural ventilation; the main aim is to assist designers to quickly establish how their building may be naturally ventilated.

 

Natural ventilation refers to the process of exchanging warm building air for cooler outside air without the use of energy-consuming mechanical devices, such as fans and air conditioners. With an increased awareness of the cost and environmental impacts of energy use, natural ventilation has become an increasingly attractive method for providing acceptable indoor environmental quality and maintaining a healthy, comfortable and productive indoor climate. In favorable climates, natural ventilation can be used as an alternative to air-conditioning systems, saving 10% to 30% of total energy consumption.

 

Natural ventilation is not always as simple as just providing multiple operable windows in a building. Wind patterns specific to the site, as well as building design and its arrangement, play a vital role. However, care must be taken to avoid having a wind tunnel effect in areas of the building, as this obviously provides an undesirable effect of an excessively windy environment.

 

This 4 PDH online course is intended for mechanical engineers, architects, building designers, energy auditors, facility managers, property and estate managers, operational and maintenance personnel, and other professionals interested in gaining a better understanding of natural ventilation practices.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding how natural ventilation is different from mechanical ventilation
  • Understanding the purposes and appropriate applications of natural ventilation
  • Learning about wind driven ventilation and the factors that determine the efficiency of wind ventilation
  • Learning about stack driven ventilation and the factors that enhance the stack effect
  • Determining the ventilation rate using contaminant control, heat generation and air change methods
  • Learning about infiltration and how the building porosity impact infiltration
  • Knowing the general guidelines that should be followed when designing for natural ventilation
  • Knowing the design standards and codes that govern the design of natural ventilation
  • Familiarizing with the common design tools and software available for analyzing ventilation systems
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled "HVAC - Natural Ventilation Principles and Practices".
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
HVAC - Natural Ventilation Principles and Practices (910 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty five (25) questions to earn 4 PDH credits, and provided below. 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: Heat Recovery Ventilators
COURSE NO: M02-049
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Heat Recovery Ventilators
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course discusses the need for mechanical ventilation in homes as well as explains the components of an HRV system, how to operate and maintain the system, and how to solve operating problems.

 

The importance of ventilation in today's more energy-efficient homes is universally recognized. Introduced as a requirement for airtight homes, continuous ventilation systems are now common in new housing and major home renovations. Because of the energy savings generated, the system of choice is often a heat recovery ventilator (HRV) or energy recovery ventilator (ERV).

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to architects, engineers, designers, contractors, homeowners, and manufacturers interested in gaining a better understanding in residential heat ventilators.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the need for mechanical ventilation in houses
  • Understanding the HRV system
  • Learning how to operate the HRV
  • Familiarizing with the HRV routine maintenance procedures
  • Familiarizing with the HRV troubleshooting guide
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review "Heat Recovery Ventilators" publication of the Natural Resources provided by Canada's Office of Energy Efficiency.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Heat Recovery Ventilators (922 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 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: Battery Room Ventilation and Safety
COURSE NO: M05-021
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
Battery Room Ventilation and Safety
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes the hazards associated with batteries and highlights those safety features that must be taken into consideration when designing, constructing and fitting out a battery room. It is only for reference and anyone using this course should rely on state and local codes that may apply. Advice on specific ventilation rates required must be sought from the battery suppliers.

 

It is common knowledge that lead-acid batteries release hydrogen gas that can be potentially explosive. The battery rooms must be adequately ventilated to prohibit the build-up of hydrogen gas. During normal operations, off gassing of the batteries is relatively small. However, the concern is elevated during times of heavy recharge of the batteries, which occur immediately following a rapid and deep discharge.

 

Often the worst case scenario for dangerous hydrogen accumulation is underestimated. But dismissing such a critical safety issue is not a safe or responsible way to deal with it. Instead, engineers should be prepared to face the likely possibility of hydrogen build up, clearly identify the conditions when the risk is highest, and design systems that protect us from explosive levels in a fail-safe way.

 

This 5 PDH online course is intended for HVAC designers,architects, loss prevention engineers, facility maintenance personnel, environmentalists, energy auditors as well as consultants and contractorsinterested in gaining an understanding of cost effective ventilation.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describing the construction, function and operation of a Lead Acid battery
  • Defining battery capacity i.e. ‘Amp Hour Rate’ or ‘Reserve Capacity’ voltage
  • Explaining the differences between vented lead acid and sealed VRLA batteries
  • Explaining the rules and regulations provided by IEEE, OSHA, NEC, UBC and DOT
  • Determining the ventilation requirements for a battery room for hydrogen and fume extraction
  • Describing the battery maintenance, testing and charging practices
  • Describing the dangers and the Health and Safety precautions associated with the lead acid battery, its service, as well as its use and component materials
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, “Battery Room Ventilation and Safety”.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Battery Room Ventilation and Safety
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 this course 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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