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Monday, August 29, 2022
8:30 am – 4:30 pm CDT
Jon Harrod, Ph.D.
Air-Source Heat Pump Science and Technology
Indoor thermal comfort
Principles of heat transfer
The refrigeration cycle
Components and operation of heat pumps: air-source, water-source and ground-source
Air-Source Heat Pump Efficiency, Economics and Operations
Efficiency and energy savings
Cooling, heating, and operation in subfreezing conditions
Treatment under building and mechanical codes
Integrating with other HVAC systems
System Sizing and Components
Sizing and locating exterior units
Sizing and locating interior units
Wiring and controls
Applications for mini-split systems
Sizing and locating exterior and interior units
Heat Pump Calculations and Balancing to Maximize Performance
Heat Pump Case Studies
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Energy)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and is intended to offer 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to licensed architects in all states.
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Jon Harrod Ph.D.
Jon Harrod, Ph.D., is a contractor, author and electrification advocate. In 2006 he founded Snug Planet, an award-winning home performance company based in Ithaca, New York. From its initial focus on energy audits and envelope improvements, Snug Planet has grown to offer whole-home solutions, including moisture management and HVAC upgrades. Snug Planet is an active participant in New York State residential programs serving low-income and market-rate customers. In early 2022, Snug Planet will be merging with Halco Energy, one of the largest home performance contractors in New York. Jon is certified by the Building Performance Institute as a Building Analyst, Envelope Professional, Heating Professional, and AC/Heat Pump Professional. Jon’s articles have appeared in Home Energy Magazine, Journal of Extension, Building Performance Journal and ASHRAE Journal. He is a regular contributor to Green Building Advisor.
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Course Title: Using Air-Source Heat Pumps
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines the science and technology of air-source heat pumps that are capable of providing heating and cooling with greater efficiency and lower cost to residential owners and/or occupants.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss the science of the refrigeration cycle, the principles of heat transfer, and how indoor air comfort and efficiency are measured.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify and describe the components, operation, efficiencies and economics of heat pumps, including those used for air-source, water-source, and ground-source systems.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to size and determine locations for exterior and interior air-source heat pumps and discuss wiring and control options.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to explain the technology of “mini-split” systems, their appropriate applications, and how they differ from ducted systems.
Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to describe how air-source heat pumps can be integrated with other HVAC systems to increase performance and efficiency.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with HVAC systems
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 06/23/2025
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