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Class Notes: 06/21/2010

June 21, 2010

COURSE TITLE: HVAC Controls & Air Distribution

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: American Trainco

DATE: July 19-20, 2010

LOCATION: Elk Grove, Ill.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The seminar provides attendees with an introduction to laboratory HVAC concepts. This will include discussions of environmental safety enclosures, such as fume hoods, biological safety cabinets, and other containment enclosures. There will be a review of the various HVAC systems that are currently employed in laboratory design. The basic operation of fume hoods and other containment enclosures such as biological safety cabinets and their respective applications and features will be presented. Other topics include NEBB’s Procedural Standard for Fume Hood Performance Testing, the three main fume hood performance tests, troubleshooting fume hood issues, and problem resolution. www.americantrainco.com



COURSE TITLE: Fundamentals of Energy Auditing, #L441

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Engineering Professional Development

DATE: July 26-30, 2010

LOCATION: Madison, Wis.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The course teaches attendees how building energy systems operate and gives them the skills necessary to measure performance. There will be a review of basic systems, including HVAC, boilers, plumbing, electrical, and building envelope, as they apply to commercial buildings. Students will learn how to do energy audits properly, by studying procedures to use, useful instrumentation, energy estimates and savings calculations, and energy end-use profiles. This course can help students establish an energy audit program for their facility. Proper training in conducting energy audits is provided and supplements utility energy auditor training programs. www.epdweb.engr.wisc.edu

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Publication date: 06/21/2010