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Introduction to Science Lab Building Systems

  • Aug. 3-7, 2020 - Online (U425)
Improve the safety and energy-efficient operations of science and engineering research laboratories by gaining an understanding of the unique requirements of the lab environment and the building systems that support them.You will learn to identify preventive maintenance issues and possible energy conservation measures, validate HVAC design assumptions and criteria, and evaluate high-performance fume hoods on your lab projects.
Discipline: Mechanical

Understanding Building Mechanical Systems

  • Aug. 4-5, 2020 - Online (U435)
Gain knowledge of HVAC principles and systems, enabling you to work effectively with designers, contractors, and vendors. Learn how mechanical systems are selected and installed, and how they operate. If you are upgrading an existing system or building new, you'll be able to plan for a successful project.
Discipline: Mechanical

Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention

  • Aug. 10-14, 2020 - Madison, WI (U428)
  • Oct. 26-30, 2020 - Madison, WI (T786)
  • Mar. 22-26, 2021 - Madison, WI (T934)
  • Nov. 1-5, 2021 - Madison, WI (T938)
  • Mar. 21-25, 2022 - Madison, WI (U345)
  • Oct. 24-28, 2022 - Madison, WI (U353)
This course provides practical training through hands-on sessions that will teach you how to test backflow prevention assemblies and identify and resolve problems with backflow prevention assemblies. Backflow theory; selection of backflow prevention methods, devices and assemblies for specific applications; and state and local agency rules and regulations will also be discussed. Participation in this course and successful completion of the hands-on and written examinations fulfill the training requirements for registration as a Cross-Connection Control Tester in Wisconsin and for certification in several other states.

Wisconsin Refresher Course Cross Connection Control and Backflow Prevention

  • Aug. 13, 2020 - Madison, WI (U429)
  • Oct. 29, 2020 - Madison, WI (T787)
  • Mar. 25, 2021 - Madison, WI (T936)
  • Nov. 4, 2021 - Madison, WI (T941)
  • Mar. 24, 2022 - Madison, WI (U347)
  • Oct. 27, 2022 - Madison, WI (U355)
Update your skills as a cross-connection control tester and earn the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services continuing education hours you need to renew your cross-connection tester registration in Wisconsin.
Discipline: Mechanical

Fundamentals of HVAC

  • Sep. 15-17, 2020 - Madison, WI (U222)
Learn about the equipment and components used in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems, along with the role of HVAC systems to maintain comfort conditions in commercial buildings. Describe basic thermal processes such as air mixing and dehumidification on a psychrometric chart, and apply ASHRAE standards for indoor air quality and energy conservation.
Discipline: Mechanical

Coordinated Fire Protection Sprinklers and Fire Alarm Systems

  • Sep. 30 - Oct. 2, 2020 - Madison, WI (U223)
Learn to design and install sprinkler systems in accordance with NFPA 13, and fire alarm systems per NFPA 72. Understand sprinkler benefits in the building code (IBC), while maintaining fully compliant fire and life safety systems in your facilities. Learn recent code changes and considerations for interlocked pre-action sprinklers, gas suppression, and early smoke detection and alarm systems on your projects.
Discipline: Mechanical

Data Center Mechanical and Electrical Design and Operation

  • Oct. 6-8, 2020 - Madison, WI (U224)
Improve your understanding of the design, installation and operation of computer data centers, including electrical power, HVAC systems, controls, and computer rack layouts. Learn how to comply with the codes, plan for growth and changing technology, implement test procedures, improve energy efficiency, and coordinate with consultants, contractors, and IT professionals.
Discipline: Mechanical

Chilled Water Plant Design

  • Oct. 6-8, 2020 - Madison, WI (U259)
Gain the confidence you need to design a successful, energy-efficient chiller plant. Learn how to identify design issues and solve problems regarding plant sizing, location, chiller selection, and cooling tower placement. This course incorporates small-group problem-solving exercises to enrich your learning experience.
Discipline: Mechanical

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