Alternative Energy for Cold Climates

Alternative Energy for Cold Climates

Cold Climate Housing Research Center

About this course

Learning Format:

Multimedia

Description:

In this course, you will become familiar with innovations in the use of renewable energy systems in cold climates.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand which alternative energy systems work best in a cold climate and how they can be adapted.
  • Understand the technical and financial specifications of installing PV arrays in Alaska.
  • Become familiar with the functions of solar thermal energy.
  • Understand how a ground source heat pump works in a cold climate.
  • Gain a visual understanding of the solar thermal process.
Continuing Education Credit:

This course has been approved by these organizations and associations.

Course Title: Alternative Energy for Cold Climates
Course Number: PC-255
Delivery Name: Procore Technologies
Curriculum Group Name: AIA Providers
Credit: 2 LU | HSW

Procore's Continuing Education courses may fulfill state licensing requirements. When a course is completed, a certificate of completion is provided. It is up to the construction professional to submit their certificates of completion to their state licensing board to request credit for participating in a Procore Continuing Education course. 

Curriculum

  • About the Cold Climate Housing Research Center
  • Practical Applications of Solar in Alaska
  • Case Study: Performance of Photovoltaic Arrays
  • How Does it Work? Solar Hot Water Heating
  • Ground Source Heat Pumps in Cold Climates
  • Seasonal Solar/Thermal Storage Cycle - Winter
  • Seasonal Solar/Thermal Storage Cycle - Summer
  • Quiz
  • Congratulations! You've completed a Procore Continuing Education course!
  • We want to hear from you!

About this course

Learning Format:

Multimedia

Description:

In this course, you will become familiar with innovations in the use of renewable energy systems in cold climates.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand which alternative energy systems work best in a cold climate and how they can be adapted.
  • Understand the technical and financial specifications of installing PV arrays in Alaska.
  • Become familiar with the functions of solar thermal energy.
  • Understand how a ground source heat pump works in a cold climate.
  • Gain a visual understanding of the solar thermal process.
Continuing Education Credit:

This course has been approved by these organizations and associations.

Course Title: Alternative Energy for Cold Climates
Course Number: PC-255
Delivery Name: Procore Technologies
Curriculum Group Name: AIA Providers
Credit: 2 LU | HSW

Procore's Continuing Education courses may fulfill state licensing requirements. When a course is completed, a certificate of completion is provided. It is up to the construction professional to submit their certificates of completion to their state licensing board to request credit for participating in a Procore Continuing Education course. 

Curriculum

  • About the Cold Climate Housing Research Center
  • Practical Applications of Solar in Alaska
  • Case Study: Performance of Photovoltaic Arrays
  • How Does it Work? Solar Hot Water Heating
  • Ground Source Heat Pumps in Cold Climates
  • Seasonal Solar/Thermal Storage Cycle - Winter
  • Seasonal Solar/Thermal Storage Cycle - Summer
  • Quiz
  • Congratulations! You've completed a Procore Continuing Education course!
  • We want to hear from you!