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Class Notes: 04/19/2010

April 19, 2010

COURSE TITLE: IGSHPA Ground Source Heat Pump Accredited Installer Training (104CED0739B)

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: Gwinnett Technical College

DATE: May 13-15, 2010

LOCATION: Lawrenceville, Ga.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Developed by Oklahoma State University, this accredited training program ensures that a standardized installation process exists to maximize the efficiency of geoexchange systems, according to Gwinnett. Topics covered include ground-source heat pump system design, material options, system layout, grouting concepts, pipe joining techniques, trenching and drilling process, air and debris purging, pressure drop calculations, pump and fluid selection, and thermal conductivity. Students can receive 2.4 CEUs upon completion of the course. www.gwinnetttech.edu/ce



COURSE TITLE: Commercial Packaged HVAC Equipment - Getting the Most From Your HVAC Systems Seminar

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: RSES, Fox Valley Chapter

DATE: May 14-15, 2010

LOCATION: Palatine, Ill.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The course is dedicated to helping attendees expand their skills relative to the use of packaged commercial equipment. In addition, this seminar will provide attendees with the knowledge they need to make better system selections, teach them how to identify those areas in an existing system that can be improved, and provide guidance needed to make those improvements. Topics addressed include troubleshooting electrical components and control circuits, troubleshooting the refrigeration cycle, verifying heating input and airflow, proper use of duct sizing calculators, and verifying that the specified ventilation air volume is being delivered to a building. www.rses.org

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Publication date: 04/19/2010