RedVector RV-11000AW

HVAC System Fans

HVAC System Fans

3 hrs. Online Course

Level: Fundamental

Item#: RV-11000AW

SME: Jim Taube

Centrifugal or Axial? Do you know how to select the best fan for your project? This interactive online course presents critical information regarding HVAC fans, motors and controls that will be useful for designers, engineers, facilities maintenance and operations personnel. Important information presented includes fan fundamentals, various types of fans, performance curves, fan vibration and sound, as well as drive motors and VFD drive systems. This course will serve as an important reference for people involved in HVAC fans design, selection, and installation, as well as operations.
Course Objectives
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Explain the fundamentals of fans and how they work in HVAC and air conditioning systems to provide health and comfort
  • Identify the various types of fans and how they are applied in a facility to produce a comfortable environment for the building occupants
  • State the importance of controlling fan vibration and sound to produce a productive environment for employees
  • List the various types of fan drive motors and VFD drive systems utilized in HVAC systems that results in equipment that operates efficiently from an energy perspective
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Jim Taube
Jim Taube Photo
Jim possesses degrees in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Clarkson University in New York and Electrical Power Technology from Bismarck State College.
 
He has extensive industrial experience with 23 years in the pulp and paper industry and 12 years in institutional and pharmaceutical facility management.
 
His responsibilities have included engineering design, electrical and mechanical maintenance, and power plant utilities management.
 
Areas of expertise include HVAC design, commissioning and qualification, construction administration, and energy cost savings initiatives.
 
Jim’s credentials include being registered as a Professional Engineer and the Certified Energy Manager and Auditor certifications.
 
Jim is married and lives in Middletown, OH and has 4 married children.
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American Hospital Association - AHA - Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC) (General)
American Hospital Association - AHA - Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) (General)
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International Society of Automation - ISA - Certifications (General)
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North American Technician Excellence (NATE) (Technical - 40452-0005)
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