Agenda

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
12:00 – 3:30 pm CST (incl. a 15-min break)
Thursday, January 27, 2022
12:00 – 3:30 pm CST (incl. a 15-min break)

 

Presented by:
Bart Bales, PE MSME

Agenda Day One
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
COP (coefficient of performance)
Performance in cold climates
Air-to-air and air-to-water systems

Utilizing Air-Source Heat Pumps for Space Heating
Cold-climate air-source heat pumps
Products and manufacturers
Examples and case studies
Air-source heat pumps in commercial and residential use

 

Agenda Day Two
Utilizing Air-Source Heat Pumps for Space Heating
Proposed improvements to rating metrics for air-source heat pumps
New construction and retrofit case studies
Lessons learned

Examining Heat Pump Water Heater Performance For Domestic Hot Water
High-performance equipment options and recent developments
Heat pump water heaters
Products and manufacturers
Examples and case studies
Heat pump water heaters in residential use
New construction and retrofit case studies
Lessons learned

Examining Air-to-Water Heat Pumps for Domestic Hot Water
Products and manufacturers
Examples and case studies
Air-to-water heaters in residential use
New construction and retrofit case studies
Lessons learned

Pairing Heat Pumps with Solar Electric Systems
in Net Zero Energy Residences

Roundup and Review

 

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Credits

Professional Engineers:
6.5 PDHs

Architects:
6.5 HSW CE Hours

AIA:      (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
6.5 LU|HSW

International Code Council:
.65 CEUs (Energy)

 

Continuing Education Credit Information
Air-Source Heat Pumps, Mini-Splits, and Heat Pump Water Heaters
This webinar offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects licensed in all states.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). 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)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Energy (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).

Speakers

Bart Bales PE MSME

Principal, 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. They also provide solar energy and wind energy systems analysis and design services. Mr. Bales is the principal of Bales Energy Associates and has effectively delivered energy engineering and HVAC design services for 30 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.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

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 Objectives:

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

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to tcase@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.

Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $299.00

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