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Presenter: Clay Sterling

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT

   Terms and Wind History

      • Terms and definitions

      • A short history of wind

      • Things you will see on the street

      • Direct drive/gear box

      • Low speed/high speed

      • Variable speed/constant speed

      • Up wind/down wind

      • Horizontal/vertical/rooftop

   Collectors and Alternators

      • Drag devices

      • Lift devices

      • Radial alternators

      • Axial alternators

      • Speed control

   Towers

      • Tower types

      • Freestanding

      • Guide lattice

      • Tilt up tower

      • FAA requirements




Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. 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 will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.


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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers

Engineers:
     2.0 PDHs

Architects
     2.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA:
     2.0 LU|HSW


Continuing Education Credit Information

These live, interactive webinars are designed to qualify for continuing education credit for professional engineers and architects in most states. Please see each webinar listing for the number of available continuing education credits. Course participants need to be aware of any licensing restrictions on online learning to fulfill their continuing education requirements.

HalfMoon Education Inc. is registered as a continuing education provider by the American Institute of Architects (No. J885). HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.

Halfmoon Education is an approved continuing education provider with the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System. See Stormwater Infiltration webinars for available HSW PDHs.

Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events. Certificates of completion will be provided upon successful completion of the quiz at the end of each webinar, and earned LUs will be reported to the AIA/CES.

New York engineers who wish to claim continuing education credit for the Technical Writing webinars are advised to attend all four webinars in the series. Individual webinars in this series will not be accepted.

Speakers:

Clay Sterling

Midwest Renewable Energy Association
Mr. Sterling has been instructing both solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind courses at the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) for over ten years and is an Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) certified instructor in both PV and small wind energy. He has a construction background gained from working in his family’s plumbing shop and working nine years as a commercial electrician on large construction projects. In 2009, Wisconsin’s K-12 Energy Education Program named him the “Non-Formal Energy Educator of the Year.” He also received the “Clean Energy Trainer of the Year’’ award in 2013 from the IREC.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $100.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $100.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.

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: Small Wind Energy Small

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This is a 2.0 hour live, interactive webinar presentation with the instructors and students together separated by space. Written materials, authored by the instructor, will be available for download and printing. Attendance will be monitored and reported to AIA/CES. This course covers terms, collectorr and alternators, and towers.

Learning Objectives: 

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify types of small wind turbine towers, select the appropriate tower, and comply with FAA requirments for wind energy towers.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to determine the appropriate options for and the design of a small wind energy system project, given its site location and project owner's expectations.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to diffexrentiate and be the applications of horizontal and vertical axis wind turbines.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify and explain various small wind energy system components,and explain their function

LUs: 2.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with small wind energy systems.Familiarity with small wind energy systems.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 06/05/2020

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@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.