John Ciovacco to Present Seminar on Heat Pumps in October

Heat Pumps, Aztech Geothermal, John CiovaccoJohn Ciovacco, the President of Aztech Geothermal has been asked by Halfmoon Seminars to present a full day session entitled “Heat Pumps: The Centerpiece of Clean Heating & Cooling in Buildings” on October 24th from 8:30 to 4:30 PM in Albany.

For tickets and more information go to Halfmoon Seminars Event Page.

See Agenda Below

HEAT PUMPS: The Centerpiece of Clean Heating & Cooling in Buildings 

Albany, NY – October 24th, 2019

8:30- 9:30            Why Heat Pumps? Why Now?

Buildings’ Green House Gas Contribution

New York Clean Heating & Cooling Goals & Policies

Benefits and Challenges to Regulated Utilities

Electric Utilities

Natural Gas Utilities

Important Trends from Recent Utility Rate Cases

9:30 – 10:45        Introduction to Heat Pumps

A Brief History of Heat Pumps (not a new technology)

Evolution of Refrigerants Used in Heat Pumps

Major Types of Heat Pumps

Air Source, Ground Source and Water Source

How a Heat Pump Works

Design Principles for Heat Pump Systems

Operating & Environmental Comparisons with Conventional Systems

10:45 – 11:00      BREAK

11:00- 12:00        Heat Pump Conversions of Existing Buildings

Selecting the Best Type of Heat Pump

Potential Changes to HVAC Distribution Systems

Electrical Requirements

Do I Need Building Envelope Upgrades?

12:00 – 1:00        LUNCH

1:00 – 2:00           Heat Pumps in New Construction

Approaches for Single Family, Multi Family and Commercial Developments

Understanding Installation and Operating Costs

Design for Low Temperature Heating Distribution System

How to Achieve a Net Zero Development

2:00 – 3:15          Innovative Applications of Heat Pumps

Ground Loop Utility Model

Single Family & Townhouse Developments

Large Commercial Developments

Simultaneous Heating & Cooling with VRF Systems

Campus Heat Recovery Potential Study

Airport Lake Plate Heat Exchanger

Large Apartment Complex with Domestic Wastewater Energy Recovery

Sewage Water Cooled Hockey Rink Chiller

3:15 – 3:30          BREAK

3:30– 4:30           Finding Heat Pump Resources for Your Project

State and Utility Incentive & Financing Programs for Heat Pumps

Identifying Design and Installation Partners

Heat Pump Manufacturers as Sources of Information

Training and Workforce Development Opportunities

For tickets and more information go to Halfmoon Seminars Event Page.