Tuesday, March 17, 2015 · 8:30 am–4 pm
Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport, Milwaukee, WI
Cost: $199

As a result of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the requirements of ASHRAE Standard 62.1 that impact the design and control of ventilation systems.
  • Describe how ASHRAE 62.1 relates to meeting LEED prerequisites and earning credit points.
  • Specify demand controlled ventilation strategies for single zone systems, dedicated outdoor air systems and multiple zone VAV systems.
  • Properly apply exhaust air energy recovery in building ventilation systems.
  • Design and control dedicated outdoor air systems that balance indoor air quality and energy efficiency.

Who should attend?
Facility operators and maintenance personnel, advanced facility engineers, commercial building inspectors, HVAC system designers working for mechanical engineering consulting firms or design and build contractors, energy efficiency specialists, commissioning authorities, control system technicians, HVAC equipment manufacturer’s representatives, architects, engineers and anyone with basic knowledge and interest in ventilation systems.

Ventilation is critical for making a building safe and comfortable. This full-day course will begin with a discussion of ventilation fundamentals, the requirements of ASHRAE Standard 62.1 and an overview of the various types of ventilation systems. Then we will dig deeper into energy saving ventilation strategies, such as demand controlled ventilation and exhaust air energy recovery. Finally, we will discuss the design and control of dedicated outdoor air systems.

8 am: Registration and continental breakfast
8:30 am–4 pm: Program (lunch and breaks provided)

The registration fee for attending this full-day course is $199, which includes continental breakfast and lunch. There is limited availability, so you are encouraged to register early.

General information
Site information will be sent with your enrollment confirmation. If you have any special needs (e.g. dietary, physical), please let us know at the time of registration. All requests will be kept confidential.

Photo and video rights
We reserve the right to use photographs taken during the event for promotional purposes. Also, this program may be video taped for future publication.

AFE This program supports a topic within the body of knowledge outlined by the Association for Facilities Engineering CPE/CPMM/CPS Certification Programs, and should count as 0.625 CEUs (6.25 hours) toward re-certification.

AIA Members of the American Institute of Architects will receive 6.25 LU.

BOC This course offers up to 6 points for BOC certified operators.

BOMI This course is approved for 6 continuing professional development points toward renewal of the professional designations offered by BOMI International.

GBCI The Energy Center of Wisconsin is a provider of GBCI approved courses for continuing education. This is a GBCI approved course and offers 6 CE hours. The Energy Center of Wisconsin is also a USGBC Education Partner.

IACET The Energy Center of Wisconsin has been accredited as an authorized provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. As an IACET Authorized Provider, the Energy Center of Wisconsin offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET standard. The Energy Center of Wisconsin is authorized by IACET to offer 0.6 CEUs for this program.

WI-DSPS Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services has approved this course for 6 CEUs for the following credential: Commercial Building Inspector.

WI PE This course qualifies for up to 6 PDHs for professional engineers in the state of Wisconsin. The registrant must verify that the course content is related to their area of professional practice (more information).

Please note that in order to receive continuing education credits, you must be present for the entire training; partial credit cannot be given.

Ventilation fundamentals and ASHRAE Standard 62.1

  • How does ventilation fit into the overall strategy for good indoor air quality?
  • Types of ventilation systems
    • Single zone systems
    • 100% (dedicated) outdoor air systems
    • Multiple zone recirculating systems
  • ASHRAE Standard 62.1
    • Overview of the requirements
      • General equipment and system requirements (Section 5)
      • Ventilation rate procedure versus indoor air quality procedure (Section 6)
      • Construction, start up, operation and maintenance (Section 7 and 8)
    • Understanding the ventilation rate procedure
      • Zone level calculations
      • System level calculations
        • Single zone systems
        • 100% (dedicated) outdoor air systems
        • Multiple zone recirculating systems
    • Relationship of ASHRAE 62.1 to LEED
      • Prerequisite 1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
      • Credit 1: Outdoor air delivery monitoring
      • Credit 2: Increased ventilation
      • Changes with LEED v4

Dynamic ventilation reset strategies

  • Ventilation reset in VAV systems
  • Demand controlled ventilation
  • Technologies, including advantages and drawbacks of each
    • Time-of-day schedules
    • Occupancy sensors
    • People counters
    • Carbon dioxide sensors
  • Implementing demand controlled ventilation in various types of ventilation systems
    • Single zone systems
    • 100% (dedicated) outdoor air systems
    • Multiple zone recirculating systems
  • Requirements of ASHRAE Standards 90.1 and 62.1
  • Summary of suggestions for cost effective application of demand controlled ventilation

Exhaust-air energy recovery

  • Psychrometrics of exhaust air energy recovery
    • Capacity control
    • Integration with airside economizing
    • Frost prevention
  • Common technologies, including advantages and drawbacks of each
    • Coil loops
    • Heat pipes
    • Fixed plate or fixed membrane heat exchangers
    • Rotary heat exchangers, aka wheels
    • Comparison of technologies and AHRI Standard 1060
  • Requirements of ASHRAE Standards 90.1 and 62.1
  • Summary of suggestions for cost effective application of exhaust air energy recovery

Dedicated outdoor-air systems

  • Definition and goals of the system
    • Types of local equipment used (fan coils, water source heat pumps, variable refrigerant flow, chilled beams, radiant cooling, etc.)
  • Determining the required leaving air dew point
  • Cold versus neutral air, including the impact on local HVAC equipment
  • Optimized control strategies
  • Common methods for delivering conditioned outdoor air to the spaces, including advantages and drawbacks of each
  • Requirements of ASHRAE Standard 90.1
  • Summary of suggestions for cost effective application of dedicated outdoor air systems
Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport
6401 S 13th Street
Milwaukee , WI

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