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Wednesday, September 21, 2022
8:30 am – 4:30 pm EDT (incl. a 60-min break)
Bart Bales, PE MSME
Overview of systems to be covered
– Air-source heat pumps, mini-splits, and ducted units for space heating
– Heat pump water heaters and air-source heat pumps for domestic hot water
Understanding how heat pumps work
– Heat pump process cycle, terminology, and measures of performance
Utilizing air-source heat pumps for space heating
Examining heat pump water heater performance for domestic hot water
Examining air-to-water heat pumps for domestic hot water
Pairing heat pumps with solar electric systems in net zero energy residences
Roundup and review
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
6.5 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council:
.65 CEUs (Energy)
Continuing Education Credit Information
Air-Source Heat Pumps, Mini-Splits, and Heat Pump Water Heaters
This seminar and webcast are open to the public and are designed to qualify for 6.5 PDHs for professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in New York.
HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Professionals seeking continuing education credits in other states will be able to claim the hours earned from this course, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.5 LU|HSWs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.
The International Code Council has approved this course for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Energy (Preferred Provider No. 1232).
Bart Bales PE MSME
Principal and Professional Consulting Engineer at Bales Energy Associates in Massachusetts.
Bales Energy Associates provides energy analysis, design, and implementation of high-performance, energy-efficient and renewable energy systems for buildings and facilities with an emphasis on a “whole-systems”, building science-based approach. Mr. Bales’ studies include detailed investigations and recommendations for temperature controls and building automation system optimization and improvement.
Bales Energy Associates provides study services for whole building energy analyses; high-performance mechanical design; and solar energy and wind energy systems analysis & design services. Mr. Bales is the principal of Bales Energy Associates and has effectively delivered energy engineering and HVAC design services for thirty years.
In recognition of the critical importance of heating systems in high-performance, energy-efficient, green buildings, Mr. Bales developed the following workshops:
High-Performance, Energy-Efficient ‘Green Heating’ Systems
Cold-Climate Heat Pumps, Pellet Boilers, & Other Renewable Thermal Heating Systems
Air-Source Heat Pumps, Mini-Splits and Heat Pump Water Heaters
Mr. Bales is a registered professional mechanical engineer in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. His energy analysis experience and expertise includes comprehensive facility energy audits and feasibility studies for energy efficiency measures; combined heat and power (cogeneration) systems, solar electric, solar thermal, and windpower systems.
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Course Title: Air-Source Heat Pumps, Mini-Splits, and Heat Pump Water Heaters
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This 6.5 hour live lecture presentation examines how heat pumps work, how air-source heat pumps provide space heating, heat pump water heater technology, , air-to-water heat pumps for domestic hot water, and pairing heat pumps with solar electrical systems in net-zero energy residences.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain the space heating principles, applications, and technology of air-source heat pumps.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to explain how air-source heat pumps reduce occupants/owners’ carbon footprint and how they can be paired with solar electric systems to achieve net-zero energy goals.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to differentiate air-source and air-to-water heat pump technology and performance for domestic hot water.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to address air-source heat pump performance concerns for space heating in cold climate environments.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with HVAC and water heating systems
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 10/18/2022
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