Presenter: Jay Egg
Seminar Location: Online
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Presenter: Jay Egg
Seminar Location: Online
This seminar is closed or full.
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Afternoon Session: 1:30 - 4:30 pm CDT
Applying the laws of thermodynamics to HVAC systems
Understanding the refrigeration cycle
• Calculating heating and cooling loads
• The effect of air flow and insulation
• How comfort is measured
The hidden assets of geothermal technologies
Solar Energy in the Earth
Architecture of closed loop systems
Horizontal ground loops
Vertical ground loops
Direct exchange systems
Thermal load sharing
Applications for open loop (Class V Thermal Exchange) systems
• Single well • Two-well systems
Measuring soil conductivity
Environments for ground-loop systems: beneath yards, fields,
parking lots, and buildings
Determining loop type
Making heat loss calculations
Sizing the unit
Sizing the loop
Writing a Request for Proposal (RFP)
HS2 hydronic design software
Distributed GHPs or Chiller Plants
Basic components of geothermal heat pump (GHP) systems:
Pumps, condenser water piping, heat pump, heat exchanger
Forced air systems
Domestic hot water options
Geothermal swimming pool heaters
Incentives to use geothermal
• Calculating savings and cost
• Environmental benefits
• Tax credits, incentives and rebates
• Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE)
• State based legislation
Performing routine maintenance on GHPs
Loop maintenance (automatic or periodic)
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
6.5 AIA LU|HSW
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Founder and Consultant with Egg Geothermal
After serving in the US Navy nuclear power field, Mr. Egg began a career in mechanical design engineering & contracting in 1990, and founded Egg Geothermal in Florida to provide HVAC solutions to the public. He currently focuses his professional efforts as a renewable energy expert on geothermal energy utility efforts, solar/geothermal exchange implementation, and aquifer related environmental issues, permitting, feasibility & variances or special permitting such as utility-scale geothermal exchange systems. Using down to earth learning patterns, Mr. Egg provides technical validation and insightful speaking and training engagements. Among his clients are international, federal, state and local governments, developers, associations, and private entities. Mr. Egg has written two books for McGraw-Hill Education.
Egg Geothermal is a voting member on the IGHSPA Advocacy Committee, the Uniform Solar Energy & Hydronics Technical & the Uniform Mechanical Code Committee for the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Professionals (IAPMO); training and curriculum writer/ facilitator for IGSHPA and for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and past technical adviser to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) & the Province of Ontario, Canada on renewable heating and cooling.
|Online Tuition (pre-registration):||$299.00|
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Course Title: Geothermal Heating and Cooling: Technology and Applications
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This 6.5 hour live lecture course covers the how the laws of thermaldynamics apply to geothermal heat pumps, earth loop systems, design of geothermal systems, system type selection, the benefits of geothermal systems, and geothermal system maintenance.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to describe geothermal heat pump theory, including how the laws of thermal dynamics apply to geothermal heat pumps, the refrigeration cycle, calculating heating and cooling loads, how comfort is measured, and efficiency.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to explain the benefits of geothermal heat pump systems, including performance, cost savings, environmental advantages, and available incentives.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to describe how site conditions impact geothermal heat pump design, including site topography, soil conductivity, and site usage.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to differentiate closed loop systems and open loop systems, determine which system is appropriate for particular projects, size the unit and the loop, make heat loss calculations, write a Request for Proposal, and write driller specifications.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSW
Prerequisites: Experience with HVAC systems
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 03/06/2022
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