Wednesday, March 23, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
EU Value 0.2
Thomas M. Tebbe, M.Ed., CMHE
Programmatic accreditation of HVACR Programs is nothing new, however present-day interest and
participation by schools is soaring. This session provides all the information needed to complete the process
from start to finish. Points covered include; the benefits of accreditation, the fees, the application process, a
review of the nine educational and industry standards, the teams school visit, and the background of visiting
team members. There will be time to answer questions at various segments of the presentation. Additionally,
a Power Point will be used to illustrate exactly what transpires during a team visit. This is a session for
Pumped Refrigerant EconoPhase Economizer for Data Centers
Steve Wagner, Emerson Network Power/Liebert
The new technologies of Pumped Refrigerant Economizer with digital scroll compressor and electronic
expansion valves may be new to you. However, at the end of this session, you will understand how the
Pumped Refrigerant Economizer along with digital scroll compressors are used to reduce the power
consumption within a Data Center. While everyone understands how standard compressors are used to move
refrigerant throughout a system. Now you will know about the efficient way of using a fluid pump and bypass
the compressor to achieve the same conditions at a much lower operating cost.
2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
EU Value 0.2
Duct Leakage Testing: Why? What is it? How do I integrate it into my HVAC program?
Frank Spevak, The Energy Conservatory
This session will cover the basics of duct leakage testing and why it is being required in more and more state
building codes. The different types of tests will be shown and what to look for in the results. Lastly, we will
show how to incorporate this type of testing into your overall HVAC program with some simple fixtures you
can construct in your own shops.