AIRAH webinars in 2017


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This is an informative series of three short webinars that will provide you with the knowledge to identify and manage the transition away from HCFCs and HFCs.

The Montreal Protocol sets out a mandatory timeline for the phase out of ozone-depleting substances including hydrocholorflurocarbons (HCFCs), such as R22 and the phase-down of hydroflurocarbons (HFCs). Strict regulations, standards and procedures must be followed when handling refrigerants and air-conditioning equipment must comply with relevant Electrical Safety Standards.

Strict regulations, standards and procedures must be followed when handling refrigerants and air-conditioning equipment must comply with relevant Electrical Safety Standards.



Presenter – Michael McCann, Principal Consultant, Expert Group

Michael McCann has more than 25 years experience working on energy efficiency of buildings and equipment. He is one off the co-authors of Cold Hard Facts, a detailed study of the entire HVAC&R industry in Australia and he has recently co-founded Energyallstars.com, a reference website for buyers of HVAC&R equipment to allow them to compare the total cost of ownership of the most efficient HVAC&R equipment with the average performing equipment in the market.



 

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Webinar details

Registration to the webinars is free. Participants must register to be sent the webinar login details, prior to each session starting. 

Part One
11.30am–12.00pm AEST
Thursday, April 20


    Part Two
11.30am–12.00pm AEST
Thursday, April 27


    Part Three
11.30am–12.00pm AEST
Thursday, May 4



     

Contact

Please contact the AIRAH office on (03) 8623 3000 or email training@airah.org.au











This webinar was conducted live on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

Overview

This webinar provides an overview of the smart grid particularly as it relates to buildings and their systems.

The smart grid is coming; and in the future buildings will be interacting even more with electricity utilities. Communication will be in both directions, with the utility working to balance grid supply and demand using methods such as signalling requests for demand-response measures and real-time price adjustments. This is a new and evolving field, and while there are some differences in the way a smart grid might function in various regions of the world, there are some common factors as well.


Presenter – Thomas Lawrence, Ph.D., P.E., LEED-AP (USA)

Dr Lawrence is the Mechanical Engineering program coordinator with the University of Georgia, and has over 30 years of professional experience. He is the past chair of ASHRAE Technical Committee 2.8, “Building Environmental Impact and Sustainability”, and is a member of the committee which wrote and now maintains the ASHRAE standard on high-performance green buildings (Standard 189.1). As an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer, he gives presentations and workshops on green building design at venues around the world.


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AIRAH members have free access to the webinar. Members will need to login using their online account details by clicking on the below link.

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