Geothermal Earth Energy Piping Systems, AIA CES

seminar length 1.0 Learning Unit HSW
event code 870
target group AIA CES Registered, Architects
dates offered upon request
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This seminar describes geothermal earth energy systems and the piping technologies used. 

Learning objectives:

  1. Explain the basic principles of geothermal heating and cooling systems;
  2. Articulate the benefits of geothermal systems from energy saving and cost-saving perspectives; 
  3. List various types of geothermal systems, the advantages and disadvantages of each one, and the factors that affect output capacities; 
  4. Differentiate between different ground loop piping options; 
  5. Specify heating and cooling distribution strategies that complement geothermal systems.

Who should attend: Architects, mechanical engineers and MEP firms involved with space heating design, design/build firms