Central Plants (I-P), 2.0 PDHs (AIA)


This course covers the major equipment that comprise central plants. Topics include equipment sizing, plant configurations, efficiency impacts, and metrics, among others. The course identifies how the individual components work, and how they operate together as a central plant. (I-P), 2.0 PDHs. AIA approved.

Training Level: Essentials Level II
Type: Individual Course

Non-Member Price: $60.00
Member Price: $45.00

Details

This course covers the major equipment that comprise central plants. Topics include equipment sizing, plant configurations, efficiency impacts, and metrics, among others. The course identifies how the individual components work, and how they operate together as a central plant.

By the end of this course you will be able to: 

  • Understand the basic components and purpose of a central plant
  • Evaluate the benefits and drawbacks to central and local building plants
  • Gain a working knowledge of the interactions between equipment types
  • Understand the following for boilers, chillers, and cooling towers: 
    • Role of each system and component 
    • General sizing criteria
    • Interaction with other systems

This course is approved by AIA. It can be subscribed to independently, as a part of the System Essentials Course Package, or HVAC Systems eLibrary.