Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 - 11:45 am
Lunch (On your own): 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Afternoon Session: 12:45 - 4:30 pm
Understanding the Environmental and Economic
Benefits of Cogeneration
Separate heat and power vs. cogeneration
History of cogeneration in Europe and the United States
Environmental benefits of cogeneration Economics of CHP
Science of cogeneration and its fit with renewable energy
Laws, Regulations and Building Codes Impacting Cogeneration
Federal, state and local environmental regulations
Building code considerations
Impact on LEED and other sustainable certifications
Considering Cogeneration Technologies
Biomass and other applications
Resolving Impediments to Cogeneration
Utility treatment of cogeneration
Limitations of available technologies
Capital costs and financing
Making the Move to Cogeneration:
Analysis, Modeling and Case Studies
Understanding existing pre-cogeneration conditions
Performing load analysis
Selecting a prime mover
Operation and maintenance expense
Return on investment, lifecycle analysis
Analyzing public and private case studies
Who Should Attend
6.5 HSW LUs/CE Hours
6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers in all states. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for Maryland engineers.
This course offers 6.5 HSW LUs/continuing education hours to architects in all states. Courses approved by the American Institute of Architects are accepted in Maryland.
The American Institute of Architects has approved this seminar for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor number J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.
This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity for continuing education credit.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
VP, Development Engineering at DCO Energy, LLC
Mr. Larkin is Vice President of Development Engineering at DCO Energy based in New Jersey. He is responsible for technical solutions to energy project opportunities, including simple cycle and combined cycle cogeneration plants, central heating and cooling facilities, renewable energy projects, and others. He also has managed the engineering of several energy projects from development through start up, commissioning and performance testing. Mr. Larkin earned his B.A. degree in English from Franklin and Marshall College, B.S.M.E. degree and M.S. degree in Engineering Management from Drexel University, and has been involved in the energy business for over 30 years.
DCO Energy, LLC, is an independent energy company specializing in the development, engineering, procurement, construction, start up, commissioning, operation, maintenance and management, as well as, ownership of central energy centers (CEC), renewable energy projects, combined heat, chilling and power (CHCP) production facilities, and other types of powerplants. DCO was formed in 2000 with a core team of energy experts. Collectively, DCO team members have been independently developing projects or have developed and operated over 400 MW of electric, 400 MMBtu/hr of heat recovery, 1,500 MMBtu/hr of boiler capacity and 130,000 tons of chilled water capacity of energy producing facilities totaling over $1 billion dollars of assets. DCO provides financing, engineering and design, construction management, startup and commissioning resources, and long-term operating and maintenance services for its own CEC, CHCP and renewable energy projects as well as for third party clients.
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Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.