Seminars

 

 

 

 

Ground Source (Geothermal) Heat Pump Seminars

Three-Hour Seminar

  • Introduction
  • Equipment for GSHP Applications
  • Applied Vertical Loop GSHP System Design
  • Piping and Pumps for GSHP Design
  • Field Performance and Installation Costs

Seminar Cost: $1000 + Travel Expenses*

Four-Hour Seminar

  • Introduction
  • Equipment for GSHP Applications
  • Free Software Demo: HVAC System Efficiency
  • Applied Vertical Loop GSHP System Design
  • Free Software Demo: GshpCalc Vertical Loop Design
  • Piping and Pumps for GSHP Design
  • Field Performance and Installation Costs

Seminar Cost: $1200 + Travel Expenses*

Six-Hour Seminar

  • Introduction
  • Equipment for GSHP Applications
  • Free Software Demo: HVAC System Efficiency
  • Applied Vertical Loop GSHP System Design
  • Free Software Demo: GshpCalc Vertical Loop Design
  • Closed Loop Surface Water System Design
  • Piping and Pumps for GSHP Design
  • Free Software Demo: E-PipeAlator Piping Design
  • Field Performance and Installation Costs

Seminar Cost: $1600 + Travel Expenses*

Full Day Seminar

  • Introduction
  • Equipment for GSHP Applications
  • Free Software Demo: HVAC System Efficiency
  • Applied Vertical Loop GSHP System Design
  • Free Software Demo: GshpCalc Vertical Loop Design
  • Closed Loop Surface Water System Design
  • Piping and Pumps for GSHP Design
  • Free Software Demo: E-PipeAlator Piping Design
  • Free Software Demo: GshpCalc Surface Water Loop Design
  • Field Performance and Installation Costs
  • Cost Comparison Exmples

Seminar Cost: $2000 + Travel Expenses*

Printed copies of session handouts are the responsibility of seminar sponsor.

* Travel Expenses = Transportation, Lodging, meals and for one-way travel time > 5 hours
(One-way travel time hours – 5 hours) x $50

 

Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Seminars

Three-Day Seminar

  • Day 1
    • Introduction, Refrigeration and Heat Transfer Basics
    • Psychrometrics
    • HVAC Equipment, Systems, and Selection
  • Day 2
    • Comfort, Air Quality, and Climatic Data
    • Heat and Moisture Flow in Buildings
    • Cooling and Heating Load Calculation and Analysis
  • Day 3
    • Air Distribution System Design
    • Water Distribution System Design
    • Motors, Lighting and Controls
    • Energy, Installation Costs and Economics

Free Software will be provided and attendees are encouraged to participate with personal computers
Seminar Cost: $3600 + Travel Expenses*

One-Day Seminar

 

  • Introduction, Refrigeration, Heat Transfer Basics
  • Psychrometrics
  • HVAC Equipment, Systems, and Selection
  • Comfort, Air Quality, and Climatic Data
  • Heat and Moisture Flow in Buildings
  • Cooling and Heating Load Calculation and Analysis
  • Air Distribution System Design
  • Water Distribution System Design
  • Motors, Lighting and Controls
  • Energy Cost Economics

Free Software will be provided and attendees are encouraged to participate with personal computers
Seminar Cost: $2000 + Travel Expenses*

Printed copies of session handouts are the responsibility of seminar sponsor.

* Travel Expenses = Transportation, lodging, meals and if one-way travel time > 5 hours: add
(One-way travel time hours – 5 hours) x $50

Consumer Education Seminar

Energy and Its Effects on You, Your Environment and Your Wallet!

Eight Class Course Description:
Follow the journey of the energy that powers your home and your life as it is produced,
converted, delivered and used by you! Learn energy terminology and gain tools to make smarter
decisions for both your wallet and the environment. Topics covered include:

  • Energy production and myths
  • Electrical energy generation and distribution
  • The efficient house structure
  • Air-conditioners, furnaces, heat pumps
  • Water heating and other appliances
  • Alternative energy
  • Introduction to efficient vehicles, Gasoline and Electric
  • Possibilities and the energy future.

Seminar taught through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of Alabama
(olli.ua.edu) or by request skavanaugh@eng.ua.edu.
Electronic copies of session handouts are available upon request.

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