Spring Series

Foot off the Gas: HVAC Technologies for a Low Carbon Future

Online
Engineers, HVAC Contractors, HVAC Technicians
Intermediate, Advanced
Free

HVAC and domestic hot water systems represent around 75% of a building’s annual GHG emissions in northern climates. The past decade has witnessed impressive technology developments to address these concerns in the HVAC industry.

This 8-part educational seminar series will discuss the theory, the design, the advantages, and the challenges of the latest technologies that can contribute to decarbonizing our built environment. Many of these involve converting fossil fuel-based systems to all-electric systems, continually improving the emissions of our electrical grid, and the addition of on-site renewables.

Sessions are each Wednesday from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Module 1 - May 5: Current State of Affairs & What We Are Working Towards

Module 2 - May 12: Air & Water Source Heat Pumps in Central Plants

Module 3 - May 19: Energy Recovery Solutions (Air, Water, and Waste Water)

Module 4 - May 26: Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF)

Module 5 - June 2: Humidification Without Using Gas

Module 6 - June 9: Integrated Air Handling Systems in Low Carbon Buildings

Module 7 - June 16: Building Automation's Role in Low Carbon Buildings

Module 8 - June 23: Low Carbon Solutions for Retrofitting Existing Buildings

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Office Hours with an Energy Efficiency Expert

Wilmington and Wardsboro
All
Free

Would you like to save money on your energy bills? Have questions on energy efficiency rebates? Join energy efficiency expert Becca White for drop-in public Office Hours. Dates and locations listed below.

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2020 Residential Building Energy Standards & Electrical Requirements

Online
Architects, Builders, General Contractors, HVAC Contractors, Lighting Contractors, Lighting Designers
Intermediate

Steve will provide a deep dive into electrical requirements for the 2020 VT Residential Building Energy Standard/code, focusing specifically on existing buildings. Time will be included for Q&A

25

Focus on H/ERV Performance

Online
HVAC Contractors
Intermediate

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to recognize the "energy penalty" that comes with ventilation, describe the common technologies used for energy recovery, distinguish between the recovery capabilities of an HRV and an ERV, define recovery efficiency and identify the factors that contribute to recovery performance. Included will be a brief look at performance certifications and listings.

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2021 ASHRAE Virtual Annual Conference

Online
HVAC Contractors, HVAC Technicians
Intermediate, Advanced
See conference page for pricing

The 2021 ASHRAE Annual Conference technical program is comprised of seven tracks, selected to represent areas of focus common among ASHRAE membership. The seven tracks are: Fundamental and Applications, HVAC&R Systems and Equipment, Research Summit, Professional Development, Design, Control, and Operation of Critical Environments, HVAC&R for Indoor Plants & Animals, and Future Proofing - Renewable, Regenerative, and Resilient.

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Rheem/Rudd Hybrid Water Heater Training

Online
General Contractors, HVAC Contractors, HVAC Technicians, Installers, Sales Staff
Introductory
Free

This course will cover features and benefits of Rheem/Ruud 5th generation HPWHs and will touch on install considerations. Learn about the newest product updates including highest UEF in class, smart features with leak detection/auto shutoff capabilities and smart home compatibility. This class is designed for contractors, service techs, sales staff and anyone wanting to learn about the most efficient water available in North America.

11

Rheem/Rudd Tankless Water Heater Technical Training

Online
HVAC Contractors, HVAC Technicians, Installers, Sales Staff
Introductory
Free

This will be a technical focused training on Rheem high efficiency condensing tankless water heaters. In this class we will cover install considerations, sizing, venting, servicing, and troubleshooting. This class is designed for installers and service techs to understand the technology and feel confident they can comfortably install and service these units after completing this course.

10

Rheem/Rudd Hybrid Water Heater Training

Online
General Contractors, HVAC Contractors, HVAC Technicians, Installers, Sales Staff
Introductory
Free

This course will cover features and benefits of Rheem/Ruud 5th generation HPWHs and will touch on install considerations. Learn about the newest product updates including highest UEF in class, smart features with leak detection/auto shutoff capabilities and smart home compatibility. This class is designed for contractors, service techs, sales staff and anyone wanting to learn about the most efficient water available in North America.

10

Rheem/Rudd Tankless Water Heater Technical Training

Online
HVAC Contractors, HVAC Technicians, Installers, Sales Staff
Introductory
Free

This will be a technical focused training on Rheem high efficiency condensing tankless water heaters. In this class we will cover install considerations, sizing, venting, servicing, and troubleshooting. This class is designed for installers and service techs to understand the technology and feel confident they can comfortably install and service these units after completing this course.