Agenda

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Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM CDT (including a 30-min. break)

 

Hydronic Heating System Fundamentals
Presented by: Tiffany Bates Abruzzo

  • Hydronic system basics & benefits
  • Hydronic system component overview
  • System applications & operation- Energy usage/efficiency

 

Boilers, Liquids and Heat Exchangers 
Presented by: Tiffany Bates Abruzzo

  • Boiler history & options
  • Chiller history & options
  • Heat Pump vs Heat Recovery 

 

Smart Heating Electrification to assist with Decarbonization
Presented by: Tiffany Bates Abruzzo

  • First steps: Heat Recovery loads
  • Integration with Air-Source Heat Pumps
  • Integration with Water-Source Heat Pumps
  • Geothermal & TENs – IRA 22 Tax Incentives to lower 1st cost

 

The Fundamentals of Radiant Heating Systems
Presented by: Devin Abellon, P.E.

  • Radiation Heat Transfer Basics
  • The Benefits of Hydronic Radiant Heating (and Cooling) Systems
  • Typical Design and Operating Parameters
  • Slab Construction

 

Designing a Radiant System
Presented by: Devin Abellon, P.E.

  • Zoning a Radiant Systems
  • Sizing and Locating Manifolds
  • Water Temperature Control
  • Architectural and Structural Considerations

 

Installation and Operating Considerations
Presented by: Devin Abellon, P.E.

  • Typical Installation Methods and Best Practices
  • Control Strategies
  • The Most Common Design and Installation Errors (and how to avoid them)

 

Webinar Instructions
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 can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Credits

Engineers 
6.0 PDHs 

Architects 
6.0 HSW CE Hours 

AIA 
 6.0 LU | HSW

International Code Council 
 .6 CEUs (Building)

 

Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 6.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 6.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects 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 6.0 LU|HSWs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .6 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (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 above pre-approval(s) only apply 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: 

6.0 HSW LUs (AIA) 

Speakers

Devin A. Abellon, PE

Vice President - Engineering Sales, The Pyure Company

Devin Abellon, P.E. is the vice president of engineering sales for The Pyure Company. He has 29 years of experience in the HVAC and plumbing industries with a focus on high-performance and sustainable building design and construction. He holds a bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara and is a registered professional engineer in California and Arizona. He is an active member of both ASPE and ASHRAE. Mr. Abellon serves on the ASHRAE Board of Directors as the Region X DRC and as an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer. He is also a member of ASHRAE Technical Committee 6.5: Radiant Heating and Cooling and has served as the Programs Subcommittee chair and Handbook Subcommittee Chair.

Tiffany Bates Abruzzo

Senior Application Engineer at ClimaCool Corp.

Ms. Abruzzo is a senior application engineer at ClimaCool Corp, where she joined the team in 2006 as employee number 5. She has enjoyed growing ClimaCool into the multimillion modular chiller and electric heating and cooling solution manufacturer it is today. As a chemical engineering graduate from Arizona State University, Ms. Abruzzo started in HVAC Sales at a representative firm in Phoenix. There she promoted ClimaCool and its sister companies for 5 years before joining CCC as a Regional Sales Manager. For 15 years as a RSM and now as part of the Application Engineering team, she educates coworkers, partners, key consultants and contractors in the technical design, application, and install of heat pump, heat recovery, and simultaneous heating and cooling systems. These systems fit perfectly into building decarbonization and electrification by providing high efficiencies in a compact, redundant footprint. Ms. Abruzzo has had direct involvement in securing high-profile projects at multiple locations including Google, Kaiser, LBNL, PNNL and top Universities across the West. Pikes Place Market and Golden State Warriors Arena. Ms. Abruzzo just celebrated 20 years of active volunteerism as an ASHRAE member. She was the Society 2020-21 RP chair, is a past Society Honors and Awards chair, and is currently the Society Development Committee chair and San Diego Chapter RP Chair. She is also active with ASHRAE TC 8.2, AHRI, and the Hydronics Industry Alliance.

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: Hydronic and Radiant Heating Systems

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This 6-hour course will cover the fundamentals of hydronic heating systems and radiant heating systems, discuss boilers, liquids and heat exchangers, explore smart heating electrification, analyze radiant system design, and discuss the installation and operation considerations of these systems.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1: Learners will be able to identify hydronic heating components, explain system operation and applications, and discuss energy usage and efficiency.

Learning Objective 2: Learners will be able to explore smart heating electrification to assist with decarbonization and integration with air-source heat pumps and water-source heat pumps.

Learning Objective 3: Learners will be able to explain the basics of radiant heat transfer and the benefits of hydronic radiant heating systems and analyze typical design, operating parameters and design for slab construction.

Learning Objective 4: Learners will be able to assist with zoning a radiant system, sizing and locating manifolds, installing systems, and identifying control strategies and the most common design and installation errors (and how to avoid them).

LUs: 6.0                                                                                           LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with HVAC

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 01/30/2026

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to fchapman@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: $329.00

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