Online Heat Pump Series: Understanding Common HVAC System Types and their Heat Pump Upgrade Options
Friday, September 22, 2023 - 9:30am to 11:00am
46 slots available
Training Overview:

Fri 9/22 @ 9:30-11:00am ET - Module #3 – Small Systems and Heat Pump Equivalents
Heat pumps are well established in small systems applications, but not applied nearly enough in norther climates. In this 3rd online module in the series, we will go thru the three main types of small heat pump systems (5 tons and under) and then also talk a little bit about VRF systems, which can be a little larger.
·        Residential Style Split Systems
o   Where and why these are used in commercial applications
o   System components and operation
o   Heat Pump Replacement Options
§  Heat Pump w/ Electric Heat
§  Dual Fuel w/ Gas Heat
§  Operating Cost Comparisons
·        PTACs
o   Common Applications such as Hotel Market
o   Electric Heating
o   Heat Pump Replacement Alternatives
·        Ductless Mini-splits
o   Common Applications
o   Usage as an “add-on” cooling system
o   Compliments to other heating systems
·        Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF)

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Tools & References:
Ryan Hoger
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University of Massachusetts Department of Mach. & Ind. Engineering
160 Governors Dr. Amherst, MA 01003-9265
Attn. Alberto Morales

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