Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Principles
Thursday, June 7, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
• Purposes of HVAC systems
• Examining sensible and latent heat
• Principles of heat transfer
• Reviewing heat transfer equations for liquids and gases
Conventional and Green Building Considerations
• American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers standards and guidelines
• LEED and other “green” rating systems
HVAC System Design Considerations
Thursday, June 7, 2018, 1:30 – 2:30 PM CDT
Building location and construction
Making HVAC load calculations
Unconditioned and conditioned spaces
Single and multiple zone systems
Sizing systems and using variable capacity systems
Evaluating HVAC Systems and Equipment
Friday, June 8, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
Variable refrigerant flow systems
Forced air systems
Radiant heat systems
Constant volume and variable air volume systems
Distribution systems: piping and ductwork
HVAC System Controls and Techniques
Friday, June 8, 2018, 12:30 – 2:30 PM CDT
Control system goals: maintain thermal comfort,
reduce energy use, monitor performance
Control system options
Reviewing equipment and techniques for high performance buildings
Additional goals of high-performance HVAC:
thermal comfort and improved indoor?air quality
Variable load performance
Shifting and reducing loads
Operation and maintenance
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
2.0 HSW CE Hours
2.0 HSW LUs
Continuing Education Credit Information
HalfMoon Education is an American Institute of Architects-approved continuing education sponsor (No. J885) and is deemed an approved continuing education 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 continuing education hours available. HalfMoon Education is an approved engineer continuing education provider in Florida, Indiana, 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). Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events, certificates of completion will be provided, and HSW LUs will be reported to the AIA. Please see individual course listings for available credit approval.
Allen Smith Jr.
Instructor of Heating and Air Conditioning Technology at College of Lake CountyMr. Smith has more than 20 years of experience in the field and the classroom in HVAC/R, sustainable energy, leadership and education. He is experienced in building automation in the commercial environment and has taken certification courses or taught on a number of subjects including air conditioning, ventilation, heating, advanced electrical controls, geothermal systems, and photovoltaic power systems. Mr. Smith has designed and conducted various technician and student workshops for training in all aspects of energy mechanical systems including control systems in direct digital controls. He is a member of the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES), the National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers (NIULPE), the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), and North American Technician Excellence (NATE). Mr. Smith earned his B.A. degree from Trinity International University and his M.A. degree in Organization Leadership from Indian Wesleyan University.