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Wednesday, September 27, 2023
9:00 – 11:00 am CDT

Presented by: Punit Shah, PE CEM


  • Upgrading HVAC and ventilation systems
  • Reduce heating/cooling loads
  • Identifying system/equipment options
  • Improving air/heat/cooling distribution
  • Recovery and reuse
  • Efficient controls

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Professional Engineers
2.0 PDHs

2.0 HSW CE Hours

2.0 LU|HSW*

International Code Council
.2 CEUs (Energy)**

*Live course approval. Pre-approval for on-demand format may be available upon request.
**Live course approval. Not approved for on-demand format.

Continuing Education Credit Information:

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 2.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 2.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility. 

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 2.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES. 

The International Code Council has approved this event for .2 CEUs in the specialty area of Energy (Preferred Provider No. 1232). 

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed). 

On-Demand Credits:

The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request:

2.0 HSW LUs (AIA) 


Punit Shah, PE CEM

Vice President, New York -Bright Power Inc.

Mr. Shah is the Vice President of Existing Buildings at Bright Power where he runs Energy Audit, Energy Management Services and Retrofit Consulting and Implementation teams, overseeing existing building energy audits, retro-commissioning, feasibility studies, and the design and installation of energy and water retrofits. Punit has over 13 years of experience in the industry and relies on his knowledge of building science and energy efficiency to investigate and solve complex energy and water issues in buildings. He received his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from the College of Engineering Pune, India and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University, Detroit. Punit lives in New Jersey with his wife, and two kids. 

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 ( 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: Deep Energy Retrofits: Upgrading HVAC and Ventilation Equipment

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description:
This two-hour course explores improvements to HVAC systems. Strategies of focus include reducing the heating/cooling loads, improving air distribution, recovering and reusing refrigerant, and the use of efficient controls.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify system components and equipment options.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to contemplate strategies used to reduce heating and cooling loads.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to discuss how to improve air, heat, and cooling distribution.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to utilize the recovery and reuse of refrigerant to improve system efficiency.

LUs: 2.0                                                                                      LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with mechanical systems

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 07/05/2026

Complaint Resolution Policy:
Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to 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: $119.00

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