Air Distribution System Upgrades for Buildings for Energy Efficiency
PG-314 | 2 Credits | Self Study | Mechanical, Electrical Engineers, & Construction Managers
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Overview PG-314 Course Description: Learning Objectives:
Instructional Method Advanced Preparation Program Prerequisites Course Intended For: Self-Study
Mechanical, Electrical, & other Professional Engineers, Construction Managers & Building Operation Managers
Experience Level Course ID PDH Credits Author 2
J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A.
This course will introduce you to the design and construction of energy efficiency improvements for air distribution systems for buildings. You will learn about the opportunities for energy savings from the air handler fan, through the ductwork, to the occupied spaces.
1. OVERVIEW OF AIR DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS
2. AIR HANDLING SYSTEM TYPES
3. AIR DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FANS
5. INSTALL VARIABLE-SPEED DRIVES
6. MODIFY CONTROLS
7. PICK PREMIUM EFFICIENCY MOTORS
8. USE ENERGY-EFFICIENT BELT DRIVE
At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:
This course is intended for Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers and other Professional Engineers, Construction Managers and Building Operation Managers interested in learning about opportunities for retrofitting existing building air conditioning systems to improve energy efficiency and the economics of building operations.
Benefit for Attendees:
Attendees will have learned about modifications to building heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems that will improve energy efficiency and achieve operating cost savings.
This course will provide you with an introduction to retrofit opportunities that will improve energy efficiency in existing building HVAC systems.
This course discusses energy improvements for fans, filters, motors and controls for heating, ventilating and air conditioing systems.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials.