Tuesday, December 1, 2015 · available on-demand

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91 minutes

As a result of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Discuss various types of VRF systems.
  • Identify VRF energy improvement opportunities.
  • Analyze and identify the proper applications for VRF systems.
  • Describe real-world examples of VRF systems in action.

Who should attend?
Architects; building owners; energy engineers; HVAC contractors and system designers, equipment manufacturer representatives; energy efficiency specialists; facility managers; commissioning authorities; control system technicians; facility engineers; and anyone with basic knowledge and interest in VRF systems.

Variable refrigerant flow systems have gained popularity in the United States over the past 8 to 10 years for a variety of reasons including energy efficiency and flexibility. Learn more about the various types of VRF systems, how they work and how they compare to other technologies.

Course outline

  • VRF history and basic heat pump concepts
  • VRF fundamentals
  • Heat pump versus heat reclaim types
  • Common applications
  • Cost and energy comparisons to other systems (chiller, boiler, RTU, etc.)
  • AHRI rating system
  • VRF versus geothermal
  • ASHRAE 15 compliance for refrigerant safety
  • Case study summary: ASHRAE office building (Atlanta, GA)
  • Case study summary: Seventhwave office building (Madison, WI)

Thank you to our sponsors. Interested in sponsoring an event? Contact us.

We EnergiesXcel Energy
Alliant EnergyMadison Gas and ElectricWPPI Energy
Wisconsin Public Service

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