Cogeneration System Principles and Practice Seminar
Understanding the Benefits of Cogeneration
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST
Fundamental principles of cogeneration
Separate heat and power vs. cogeneration
History of cogeneration in Europe and the United States
Environmental benefits of cogeneration
Economics of CHP
Science of cogeneration
Laws, Regulations and Building Codes Impacting Cogeneration
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CST
Federal environmental regulations
Building code considerations
Impact on LEED and other sustainable certifications
Examining Cogeneration Technologies
Friday, November 17, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST
Resolving impediments to cogeneration
• Utility treatment of cogeneration
• Interconnection considerations
• Limitations of available technologies
• Capital costs and financing
Moving to Cogeneration: Analysis, Modeling and Case Studies
Friday, November 17, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CST
Understanding existing pre?cogeneration conditions
Performing load analysis
Selecting a prime mover
• Capital costs
• Operation and maintenance expense
• Return on investment, lifecycle analysis
• Financial incentives
Analyzing public and private CHP case studies
Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.
Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the date of the conclusion of the series.
Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.
GoToWebinar system requirements:
Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10 Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.12 (Sierra)
Chrome v34+, Firefox v34+, Internet Explorer 8+, Microsoft Edge v12+, Safari v6+
Internet connection: Hardware:
Minimum of 1Mbps 2GB RAM or more
6.0 HSW Contact Hours
Continuing Education Credit Information
HalfMoon Education is an American Institute of Architects-approved continuing education sponsor (No. J885), and is deemed an approved sponsor for architects in New York. These webinars are not approved for Florida architects. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. Check each webinar for the number of contact hours available. HalfMoon Education is an approved engineer continuing education provider in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. These webinars offer engineer continuing education credit in all states. Check each course listing for the number of PDHs available. HalfMoon Education is an International Code Council Preferred Provider (1232). Please see the Flood-Resistant Buildings webinars for available CEUs. Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events, certificates of completion will be provided, and LUs will be reported to the AIA. Please see individual course listings for credit approval.
Andrew Larkin P.E. C.E.M.
Andrew Larkin, P.E., C.E.M., Vice President Engineering and Project Management, Facilities and Building Services at Veolia North America, New York, NY
Mr. Larkin is responsible for managing a team responsible for providing expertise on or providing the technical solutions to wide ranging energy projects, including simple cycle and combined cycle cogeneration plants, central heating and cooling facilities, renewable energy projects, and others. He also has managed the engineering of several energy projects from development through start up, commissioning and performance testing. Mr. Larkin earned his B.A. degree in English from Franklin and Marshall College, B.S.M.E. degree and M.S. degree in Engineering Management from Drexel University, and has been involved in the energy business for over 34 years.
Veolia is the world’s leading provider of environmental solutions – dedicated to customized, cost-effective solutions that reflect best practices, environmental protection and a better quality of life. Veolia’s vision is to solve complex challenges in water, waste, and energy, in order to shape a more sustainable world.