Air-Source Heat Pumps, Split Systems, and Energy Recovery Ventilators
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Wednesday, October 12, 2022
8:00 am – 4:00 pm CDT
Bart Bales, PE MSME
Overview of Systems to be Covered
Air-source heat pumps, mini-splits and ducted units for space heating
Energy recovery ventilators for provision of fresh air
Heat Pumps Overview
Underlying heating concepts
How they work: heat pump process cycle, terminology, measures of performance
COP (coefficient of performance)
Performance in cold climates
Cold-climate air-source heat pumps
A retrofit example
Heat and Energy Recovery Ventilators
Different types of recovery ventilators
Energy recovery ventilator (ERV) versus heat recovery ventilator (HRV)?
Ductwork design considerations
Air-Source Heat Pumps for Space Heating
Proposed improvements to rating metrics for air-source heat pumps
Coefficient of performance (COP) at various temperatures
Equipment types and performance
New construction and retrofit case studies
Integrating Ducted Air Source Heat Pumps with Energy Recovery Ventilators
The big question: duct together or separately?
An innovative and energy-efficient way to replace rooftop units with heat pumps and energy recovery ventilators
Round-Up 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
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 6.5 PDHs for professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in all states.
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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, Split Systems, and Energy Recovery Ventilators
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course provides useful information and guidance to assist design professionals in incorporating air-source heat pumps and energy recovery ventilation systems into new and existing buildings. Specifically, the course discusses the science, principles and operation of air-source heat pumps and energy recovery ventilation systems which allow for efficient heating, cooling and ventilation of a building.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to review the science and operation of air-source heat pumps, mini-splits, and ducted units for space heating and energy recovery ventilators for provision of fresh air.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to understand how heat pumps work (heat pump process cycle, terminology, measures of performance), calculate the coefficient of performance (COP), and discuss heat pump performance in cold climates.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify the different types of recovery ventilators (heat and energy) and their benefits, as well as understand their operations and ductwork design.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to consider integrating ducted air source heat pumps with energy recovery ventilators and whether to duct together or separately.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with heating and cooling principles
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 08/02/2025
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