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  • Building Envelope HVAC

    Building Envelope Impact on HVAC Energy Use: 3 PDH

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    How airtight are the buildings you are responsible for? What is the energy load and indoor air quality like in your buildings? The only way to know is to perform a study. Despite common assumptions, measurements have shown that typical U.S. commercial buildings are not particularly airtight. In this course we present a recent simulation study on the impact of improving envelope airtightness in U.S. commercial buildings. You get documented, verifiable facts, report charts and graphs illustrating the findings, and a discussion from the report on the results of the study, Investigation of the Impact of Commercial Building Envelope Airtightness on HVAC Energy Use.Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    How airtight are the buildings you are responsible for? What is the energy load and indoor air quality like in your buildings? The only way to know is to perform a study. Despite common assumptions, measurements have shown that typical U.S. commercial buildings are not particularly airtight.

    In this course we present a recent simulation study on the impact of improving envelope airtightness in U.S. commercial buildings. You get documented, verifiable facts, report charts and graphs illustrating the findings, and a discussion from the report on the results of the study, Investigation of the Impact of Commercial Building Envelope Airtightness on HVAC Energy Use.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Discuss the reasons for performing a study
    • Understand the method of analysis regarding building envelope tightness
    • Describe the buildings used for the study
    • Understand which climates allow for the most HVAC savings
    • Explain the results of the study

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Carbon Absorption of Volatile Organic Compounds: 3 PDH

    Carbon Absorption of Volatile Organic Compounds: 3 PDH

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    Carbon adsorption is used in air pollution control to remove volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from low to medium concentration gas streams, when stringent outlet concentration must be met and/or recovery of the VOC is desired. This course covers the types of adsorbers, adsorption theory, and design procedures for carbon adsorption equipment.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Carbon adsorption is used in air pollution control to remove volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from low to medium concentration gas streams, when stringent outlet concentration must be met and/or recovery of the VOC is desired. This course covers the types of adsorbers, adsorption theory, and design procedures for carbon adsorption equipment.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • The types of carbon adsorption equipment and which are in most common use
    • Define an adsorption isotherm and be able to recognize the equation for the Freundlich isotherm
    • Adsorber sizing parameters
    • Make adsorption and desorption time calculations
    • Procedures for estimating carbon requirements
    • Cost estimation procedures for carbon adsorption systems
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Chillers, Refrigerant Compressors, and Heating Systems: 6 PDH

    Chillers, Refrigerant Compressors, and Heating Systems: 5 PDH

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    This course focuses on the equipment and equipment components used to generate heating and cooling. It does not include fans and pumps. This distinction is clear for most equipment types, such as unit heaters, boilers, and chillers. However, for packaged air-conditioning (AC) equipment the distinction can be subtle. Most packaged AC equipment is treated as a unit by performance rating procedures. Hence, separation of the fans is difficult. For this study, only the refrigerant compressors of packaged equipment are considered. 
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    This course focuses on the equipment and equipment components used to generate heating and cooling. It does not include fans and pumps. This distinction is clear for most equipment types, such as unit heaters, boilers, and chillers. However, for packaged air-conditioning (AC) equipment the distinction can be subtle. Most packaged AC equipment is treated as a unit by performance rating procedures. Hence, separation of the fans is difficult. For this study, only the refrigerant compressors of packaged equipment are considered.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • To provide an accurate estimate of the energy used by primary cooling and heating equipment in the US commercial building sector
    • To provide a physical understanding of the factors, which contribute to energy use by the equipment
    • To provide a baseline estimate of current national energy use, which can be used for calculation of the national energy savings impact of various options for reducing energy usage
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 5 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.


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  • small water system design

    Design of Small Water Systems: 3 PDH

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    This course focuses on criteria for water source development, design of small water supply, treatment, and distribution systems. This professional engineer online course is from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manual on the Design of Small Water Systems. This manual provides information of interest to planners and designers of small water systems. The major emphasis of this course is on the design of systems that will be effective and reliable, requiring a level of operation and management activity commensurate with their physical size and the available sources.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This course focuses on criteria for water source development, design of small water supply, treatment, and distribution systems. This professional engineer online course is from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manual on the Design of Small Water Systems. This manual provides information of interest to planners and designers of small water systems. The major emphasis of this course is on the design of systems that will be effective and reliable, requiring a level of operation and management activity commensurate with their physical size and the available sources.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Preliminary Water System Planning and Design Considerations
    • Water Quality Requirements (State, EPA, local)
    • Water Quantity Requirements
    • Water Source Options and Source Development
    • Water Treatment Unit Operations such as Disinfection, Iron Removal
    • Manganese Removal, Hardness Removal, Taste and Odor Removal
    • Stability and Corrosion Control, Turbidity Removal, Color Removal, and many other technologies and their applications

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Diesel Engine Fundamentals I: 3 PDH

    Diesel Engine Fundamentals I: 3 PDH

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    Part I of a two-part series. This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learning learn the fundamentals from the earlier history to the basic components which make up all diesel engines today.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Part I of a two-part series. This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learning learn the fundamentals from the earlier history to the basic components which make up all diesel engines today.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Diesel engine history
    • Differences to other combustible engines
    • Major components
    • Cooling systems
    • Lubrication systems
    • Fuel systems
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

       

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  • Diesel Engine Fundamentals II: 3 PDH

    Diesel Engine Fundamentals II: 3 PDH

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    Part II of a two-part series. This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learn in depth, the diesel engine operation including an overview of all basic components as well as the different cycles and the operation of all essential systems of modern day diesel engines.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE
    Part II of a two-part series. This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learn in depth, the diesel engine operation including an overview of all basic components as well as the different cycles and the operation of all essential systems of modern day diesel engines.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Air system
    • Exhaust system
    • Operation terminology
    • Compression ratio
    • Basic diesel cycles
    • Four & two stroke cycles
    • Engine control
    • Fuel control
    • Engine protection
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.
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  • Fluid Flow: 4 PDH

    Fluid Flow: 4 PDH

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    Fluid flow and practical fluid mechanics is essential to any engineer's knowledge base. This course will overview the basic principles of fluid flow including the three key attributes to solve all fluid problems. Bernoulli Equation will be discussed in detail to enable understanding of different types of energy in a fluid stream. Laminar and turbulent flow, head loss, and factors affecting head loss will also be dicussed in detail and explained with practical problems.Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Fluid flow and practical fluid mechanics is essential to any engineer's knowledge base. This course will overview the basic principles of fluid flow including the three key attributes to solve all fluid problems. Bernoulli Equation will be discussed in detail to enable understanding of different types of energy in a fluid stream. Laminar and turbulent flow, head loss, and factors affecting head loss will also be dicussed in detail and explained with practical problems.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Review of key principles
    • Shear Stress in a fluid
    • Conservation of Mass
    • Conservation of Momentum
    • Reynolds number
    • Laminar versus turbulent flow
    • Bernoulli Equation
    • Major head losses
    • Minor head losses
    • System level analysis
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Fundamentals of Gas Turbine Engines

    Fundamentals of Gas Turbine Engines: 5 PDH

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    This course provides an overview of the development of gas turbines, operational theory, Brayton cycle, conditions and design limitations that affect performance, types of turbine engines and components utilized in a gas turbine engine.Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Concepts for machines that harness power from heated air or water have been around since the 1600s. From this beginning, the gas turbine engine now is at the center of major industries including: aviation, naval propulsion, and power generation. This course provides an overview of the development of gas turbines, operational theory, Brayton cycle, conditions and design limitations that affect performance, types of turbine engines and components utilized in a gas turbine engine.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • History of development of the gas turbine
    • Basic gas turbine engine operation theory, Brayton Cycle
    • Factor affecting engine performance
    • Types of gas turbine engines
    • Components of a gas turbine engine
    • Gas turbine engine auxiliary systems

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 5 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Fundamentals of Metals: 8 PDH

    Fundamentals of Metals: 5 PDH

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    The course provides an understanding of the structure and properties of metals, stress mechanisms, failure modes and the characteristics determine their usefulness for a specific application. Often, materials are subject to variable forces (loads). The engineer calculates these forces to establish the service that can be expected and material scientists experiment to determine how materials deform (elongate, compress, and twist) or break as a function of applied load, time, temperature, and other conditions.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    The course provides an understanding of the structure and properties of metals, stress mechanisms, failure modes and the characteristics determine their usefulness for a specific application. Often, materials are subject to variable forces (loads). The engineer calculates these forces to establish the service that can be expected and material scientists experiment to determine how materials deform (elongate, compress, and twist) or break as a function of applied load, time, temperature, and other conditions.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Mechanical properties of metals
    • Structure of metals and how those structures are affected by various processes
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 5 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

       

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  • Pumps

    Fundamentals of Pumps: 4 PDH

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    This online course provides an overview of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, pump components, protection, and operational considerations. Pumps serve in a wide range of applications, from industrial uses such as pumping oil or natural gas, to consumer uses in vehicles or decorative fountains. Knowledge of the different designs of pumps can be used when selecting them for use in a system.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE
    This online course provides an overview of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, pump components, protection, and operational considerations. Pumps serve in a wide range of applications, from industrial uses such as pumping oil or natural gas, to consumer uses in vehicles or decorative fountains. Knowledge of the different designs of pumps can be used when selecting them for use in a system.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Centrifugal Pump Design and Classification
    • Pump Operation and Protection
    • Cavitation Prevention
    • Positive Displacement Pump Design and Classification

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • valves

    Fundamentals of Valves: 4 PDH

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    Valves are a ubiquitous feature in many industrail facilities. As Valves make up the most common single piece of equipment found in industrial facilities familiarity with valves is useful practical knowledge. This course will provide an overview of the common components of valves, types of valves usage, design considerations, and actuation methods.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Valves are a ubiquitous feature in many industrail facilities. As Valves make up the most common single piece of equipment found in industrial facilities familiarity with valves is useful practical knowledge. This course will provide an overview of the common components of valves, types of valves usage, design considerations, and actuation methods.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Valve Functions
    • Basic Parts of Valves
    • Different Types of Values (Usage and Design)
    • General Design Considerations when using valves
    • Types of Valve Actuators

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • heat exchange fundamentals

    Heat Exchangers Fundamentals: 4 PDH

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    Heat Exchangers are a vital part to many industrial and consumer systems. They can be found anywhere from power plants and breweries to cars and HVAC systems. Heat Exchangers are vital for transferring heat from or between fluids. Knowledge of the fundamentals behind the use and design is vital to anyone involved with mechanical systems. This course reviews the practical applications of thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid flow principles covered in other PDH courses.Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Heat Exchangers are a vital part to many industrial and consumer systems. They can be found anywhere from power plants and breweries to cars and HVAC systems. Heat Exchangers are vital for transferring heat from or between fluids. Knowledge of the fundamentals behind the use and design is vital to anyone involved with mechanical systems. This course reviews the practical applications of thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid flow principles covered in other PDH courses.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Methods of Constructing Heat Exchangers
    • Types of Heat Exchangers
    • Review Rate of Heat Transfer equations
    • Applications of Heat Exchangers

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Heat Transfer: 4 PDH

    Heat Transfer: 4 PDH

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    The transfer of heat is an integral part of many industrial processes. Moreover, heat transfer affects our everyday lives – from an oven heating our dinner to the wind cooling us on a hot summer day. Thus, it is important that the engineer understands how to apply the basic principles of heat transfer to solve real-world problems.Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    The transfer of heat is an integral part of many industrial processes. Moreover, heat transfer affects our everyday lives – from an oven heating our dinner to the wind cooling us on a hot summer day. Thus, it is important that the engineer understands how to apply the basic principles of heat transfer to solve real-world problems.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Heat transfer definitions and terminology, including heat flux, thermal conductivity, LMTD, and heat transfer coefficients
    • Conduction and the equivalent resistance formulas
    • Convection and use of the overall heat transfer coefficient
    • Radiant heat transfer, including black bodies, gray bodies and emissivity
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • New-Improving-Energy-Efficiency-in-Historic-Buildings

    Improving Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings: 2 PDH

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    In this course the student will learn the general concept of the most efficient methods to enhance energy efficiency of historic buildings, while limiting the damage done during the rehabilitation process.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE
    In this course the student will learn the general concept of the most efficient methods to enhance energy efficiency of historic buildings, while limiting the damage done during the rehabilitation process.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Inherent energy efficient features of historic buildings
    • Concept of conducting an energy audit
    • Actions to improve energy efficiency
    • Dealing with moisture
    • Applicable alternative energy sources

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies two (2) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • intro to mechanical components

    Introduction to Mechanical Components: 4 PDH

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    Along with pumps and valves, reviewed in seperate PDH courses, there are many other components that can be found in an industrial/power generation setting. Knowledge of these systems can be useful to any engineer. This online course provides a brief overview of air compressors, hydraulics, boilers, cooling towers, and other components likely to be installed in an industrial facility.Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Along with pumps and valves, reviewed in seperate PDH courses, there are many other components that can be found in an industrial/power generation setting. Knowledge of these systems can be useful to any engineer. This online course provides a brief overview of air compressors, hydraulics, boilers, cooling towers, and other components likely to be installed in an industrial facility.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Air Compressors
    • Hydraulics
    • Boilers
    • Cooling Towers
    • Demineralizers
    • Pressurizers
    • Steam Tramps
    • Filters and Strainers
    • Basic operations and functions of these components
    • Features typical to these components

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 16 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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    Modern Heat Pumps: 1PDH (On-Demand Webinar)

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    In this course the engineer will be introduced to modern heat pumps and their applications. This introductory course will enable the students to understand the basics of the latest heat pump technologies and how to apply to multiple applications.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE
    In this course the engineer will be introduced to modern heat pumps and their applications. This introductory course will enable the students to understand the basics of the latest heat pump technologies and how to apply to multiple applications.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Basic A/C and Heat Pump cycles
      • Residential/commerical Heat pump applications and rating heat pumps
      • Overview of Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) heat pumps
      • Overview of Variable Refrigerant Volume (VRV) heat pumps
      • Using modern heat pumps for LEED certifications

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    This 1 hour (50 min) ondemand webinar satisfies timed and monitored instruction required for Ohio Licensed Professional Engineers. Upon completion all attendees will able to immediately print a certificate of completion. Records also are available anytime online by accessing your account on EZ-pdh.com. This course satisfies 1 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Our On-demand Webinars are recorded from live webinars conducted utilizing GotoWebinar.com service (chosen for reliability, ease of use, no software required and ability to attend using your computer, tablet, or smart phone).

    Upon purchase your will have access to launch the Ondemand Webinar.

    The On-demand Webinar will play through similar to a live webinar, however you will have the ability to take anytime, pause/rewind and complete in more than one session.

    Upon completion you will then answer a personal accountability statement and a certificate of completion will be immediately generated.
    You may print or save your certificate or access anytime within your account.


  • OSHA-Construction Site Safety: 1 PDH

    OSHA-Construction Site Safety: 1 PDH

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    In this course the student will study the Operational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Construction Site Safety Pocket Guide. A ten-question quiz will test his or her understanding of the subject.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    In this course the student will study the Operational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Construction Site Safety Pocket Guide. A ten-question quiz will test his or her understanding of the subject.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Common Construction site hazards including scaffolding, cranes, ladders, excavations, etc.
    • Safety practices to decrease hazard risks
    • Guidelines to increase hazard awareness and prevent accidents
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and their uses
    • Hazard communication
    • Safety Checklists, how to use and when to use
    • OSHA partnerships and programs

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 1 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.


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    Pumped Storage Hydropower and Conduit Hydropower: 1 PDH

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    In this online course a student will learn about the different ways pumped storage hydropower and conduit hydropower can enhance renewable energy portfolio's, the steps necessary to develop this new technology, and the common barriers encountered for deployment.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    In this online course a student will learn about the different ways pumped storage hydropower and conduit hydropower can enhance renewable energy portfolio's, the steps necessary to develop this new technology, and the common barriers encountered for deployment.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Understanding of pumped storage hydropower
    • Understanding of potential hydropower from conduits
    • Addresses the technical flexibility that existing pumped storage facilities can provide to support intermittent renewable energy generation
    • Describing grid reliability benefits
    • Understanding the differences between Pumped storage hydropower and conduit hydropower
    • Safety aspects of constructing conduit hydropower projects on existing water-conveyance structures
    • Current status and the future outlook for PSH in the United States

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies three (1) continuing education hour (CEH)/professional development hour (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Thermodynamics: 8 PDH

    Thermodynamics: 8 PDH

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    This course provides a detailed overview of Thermodynamics Principles and Practices including thermodynamic principles in practical industrial, commercial and residential applications. The student will comprehend, analyze and solve various types of practical thermodynamic problems through several case studies. Laws, equations, graphs, charts, tables and diagrams, pertaining to various thermodynamics concepts, are covered and utilized in the analysis and solution of the case study problems.Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    This course provides a detailed overview of Thermodynamics Principles and Practices including thermodynamic principles in practical industrial, commercial and residential applications. The student will comprehend, analyze and solve various types of practical thermodynamic problems through several case studies. Laws, equations, graphs, charts, tables and diagrams, pertaining to various thermodynamics concepts, are covered and utilized in the analysis and solution of the case study problems.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Energy concepts and extension/application of the law of conservation of energy
    • Conversion of thermal energy to electricity through steam turbines and electric generators
    • Understanding and application of Steam Tables
    • Fundamental and essential concepts such as entropy, enthalpy, heat of fusion, heat of sublimation, latent and sensible heat
    • Thermodynamic processes
    • Heat engine cycles
    • Pyschrometric analysis based on psychrometric chart
    • Refrigeration cycle related numerical analysis utilizing Pressure –Enthalpy Charts

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 30 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 8 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • EZpdh-new-course-water-cooled-AC-part1-pdh

    Water Cooled Air Conditioning Systems Part 1: 2 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand the requirements and best practices for the design, installation and commissioning of cooling tower systems of water cooled air conditioning systems.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Cooling Tower Types and Systems
    • Construction and Installation Requirements
    • Installation Locations
    • Water and Bleed-Off Water Water Control
    • Notices and Labels
    • Risk Management
    • Testing and Commissioning

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies two (2) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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    Water Cooled Air Conditioning Systems Part 2: 2 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand the requirements and best practices for the operation and maintenance of cooling tower systems of water cooled air conditioning systems.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Operation of Cooling Tower Systems
    • Maintenance of Cooling Tower Systems
    • Management of Cooling Tower Systems
    • Decommissioning of Cooling Tower Systems

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies two (2) professional development hour (PDH) of continuing education.

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    Water Cooled Air Conditioning Systems Part 3: 2 PDH

    $12.00
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    In this course the student will understand water-cooled air conditioning systems and the guidelines for cooling tower design, installation, testing, commissioning, operation and maintenance.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Corrosion Inhibition
    • Scale Inhibition
    • Bacterial and Microbiological Control
    • Water Treatment System Controls and Monitoring
    • Occupational Saftey and Health

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies two (2) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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