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Ventilation 24 PDH Discount Package

PACKAGE NO: DP24M-19
PACKAGE PDH: 24
PACKAGE PRICE: $288
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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: Kitchen Makeup Air
COURSE NO: M06-003
Kitchen Makeup Air
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes the results of the study which examined a variety of conditions that effect kitchen hood performance, make-up air application strategies, exhaust and supply air quantity comparisons and additional research needed to continue evaluating kitchen ventilation effectiveness and energy use.

 

A universal concern regarding the commercial kitchen space is having an effective ventilation system. A large portion of kitchen ventilation planning is dedicated to properly exhausting cooking effluent. Appliance layout and the energy input are evaluated, hoods are located and specified, the ductwork size and routing are determined, and exhaust fans are specified to remove the proper volume of air. Unfortunately, much less time is usually dedicated to planning how the exhausted volume of air will be replaced, although an air balance schedule is commonly used to indicate the source and quantity of the makeup air.

 

This 6 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 on the effects of makeup air on commercial kitchen exhaust system performance.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Kitchen hood and appliance relationships
  • Cross draft generation
  • Make-up air strategies: displacement, air curtains, face diffusers, 4-way diffusers, short circuit, backwall supply
  • Capture and containment testing
  • Exhaust airflow to supply airflow comparison
  • Test result discussions and comparisons
  • Outcomes specific to make-up air strategies for kitchen ventilation
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the material contained in Makeup Air Effects on Commercial Kitchen Exhaust System Performance, California Energy Commission, P500-03-007F, December 2002.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Kitchen Makeup Air (4.3 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 6 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.

COURSE TITLE: Kitchen Ventilation Improvement
COURSE NO: M01-003
Kitchen Ventilation Improvement
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes some of the basics of kitchen ventilation fundamentals, the influence of makeup air, makeup air recommendations, influence of other factors on kitchen ventilation, and energy savings considerations in commercial kitchen ventilation system designs.  This course will also help you realize that technology and research is ongoing; therefore, it is wise to consult current design standards and codes regarding kitchen ventilation requirements and recommendations for each project.

 

Effective commercial kitchen ventilation (CKV) system requires air balance.  Fortunately, there is no "magic" to the relationship between an exhaust hood and its requirement for replacement or makeup air (MUA). The physics are simple: air that exits the building (through exhaust hoods and fans) must be replaced with outside air that enters the building (intentionally or otherwise).

 

This 1 PDH online course is applicable to mechanical engineers who design commercial kitchen ventilation systems and are interested in current technology for commercial kitchen ventilation design.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Kitchen ventilation fundamentals
  • Influence of makeup air
  • MUA recommendations
  • Influence of other factors
  • Energy savings considerations
  • Design guide for commercial kitchen ventilation
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the material contained in Design Guide - Improving Commercial Kitchen Ventilation System Performance, California Energy Commission P500-03-034F Rev. May 5, 2003.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Kitchen Ventilation Improvement (316 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 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: HVAC - Guide to Demand Control Ventilation
COURSE NO: M04-037
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
HVAC - Guide to Demand Control Ventilation
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides the framework necessary for integrating DCV into an HVAC system and includes background on ASHRAE ventilation standards. The course will take the reader through the design process and calculations needed to understand how to properly implement a DCV strategy.

 

The ventilation rate inside a building is directly dependent on the number of occupants in the space. If we had the ability to economically count each person as they enter and exit the space, then we could provide exactly enough ventilation air to meet the needs of the quantity of people in the space. But in most buildings occupancy is not tracked in real-time and therefore finding the right balance in ventilating your building is a challenge.

 

Most HVAC engineers and designers design ventilation system on the maximum anticipated building occupancy. This results in a waste of energy and money due to over-ventilation during lean periods. Demand Control Ventilation (DCV) is a ventilation control strategy that provides just the right amount of outside air the humans need. This accomplishes two things: First, it saves energy by not heating or cooling unnecessary quantities of outside air, and second, it can provide assurance that sufficient outside air is being supplied for the number of occupants present.

 

This 4 PDH online course is intended for Mechanical and HVAC engineers, architects, building designers, energy auditors, facility managers, property & estate managers, operation & maintenance personnel, as well as other professionals interested in gaining an understanding of the application of Demand Control Ventilation systems.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding what demand-controlled ventilation (DCV) is
  • Learning how DCV is different from fixed ventilation strategy
  • Knowing which spaces would benefit most from DCV
  • Understanding what a CO2 based ventilation is and the relationship between CO2 and the outside airflow rate into the space
  • Learning how to determine whether your space is appropriate for DCV
  • Learning how to estimate the minimum ventilation rate and the base ventilation rate for non-occupant related sources
  • Understanding the primary differences between the ASHRAE 62-(1989 thru 2001) standards and the ASHRAE 62-2004 standard
  • Knowing what type of CO2 sensor specifications is appropriate for the ventilation control
  • Knowing the ideal location of CO2 sensors for constant volume and variable volume systems Understanding how the quantity of CO2 sensors is determined
  • Learning about the commissioning requirements for CO2 based DCV
  • Understanding the important design issues that need to be accounted in design of CO2 based DCV
  • Learning about the important building codes/standards other than ASHRAE apply to DCV
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course you will need to review the course document titled "HVAC - A Guide to Demand Control Ventilation".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
HVAC - Guide to Demand Control Ventilation (809 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete this course review you will need to take a multiple choice quiz of twenty five (25) questions to earn 4 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire 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.

COURSE TITLE: Displacement Ventilation Systems
COURSE NO: M02-003
Displacement Ventilation Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes the principles and practical applications of displacement ventilation and dedicated outdoor air systems for commercial buildings.  The student will gain an understanding of the energy and cost related to using these two types of systems.

 

Conventional heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems in commercial buildings meet both outdoor air ventilation and space conditioning requirements using air distribution approaches that provide a mixture of outdoor air and recirculated air with the goal of achieving good air mixing within the occupied space. More recently, advanced ventilation approaches have been proposed, and in some cases installed, that separate the outdoor air ventilation and space conditioning functions (dedicated outdoor air systems) or that distribute air to achieve thermal stratification within the space.

 

This 2 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 displacement ventilation and dedicated outdoor air systems.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Displacement ventilation
  • Thermal and air quality performance
  • Energy and cost of displacement ventilation
  • Dedicated outdoor air systems
  • Energy and cost of outdoor air systems
  • Application recommendations
  • Simulation studies
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the material contained in the Initial Evaluation of Displacement Ventilations and Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems for US Commercial Buildings, NISTIR 7244, July 2004.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Displacement Ventilation Systems (209 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 NISTIR 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: 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.

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