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Building Services Explained

20 May 2019 9:00 - 22 May 2019 17:00

CIBSE
222 Balham High Road
London
England
SW12 9BS

A1770 Members Rate ex VAT £1090.00

A1770 Standard Rate ex VAT £1215.00

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21

CPD Hours

Key Areas


  • Energy consumption and electrical services
  • Electrical generation and renewables
  • Ventilation and heat recovery
  • Building heating
  • Hot water and controls
  • Simple and complex cooling systems
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Legislation and statutory requirements
  • Drainage and water services


Course Content


This three day course covers building services found in commercial buildings. The course looks at heating and cooling systems, how to use them efficiently and how they fit within a building. Electrical and renewable systems are also covered allowing the delegate to understand how they can have a considerable impact on the buildings energy use.A section on Maintenance and Legislation is incorporated to highlight the importance of regular maintenance and keeping up to date with current building legislation. 


Day 1 - Building Utilities



Session 1: Energy Consumption and Electrical Services


  • How new building construction affects building services
  • Buildings energy consumption
  • Electrical supplies and distribution
  • Electrical circuits
  • Fuse boards and circuit breakers


Session 2: Electrical Generation and Renewables



  • Power factor correction
  • Voltage optimisation
  • Combined Heat and Power (CHPs)
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS)
  • Photo Voltaic Panels (PVP)


Session 3: Renewables


  • Solar thermal hot water
  • Wind turbines
  • Transpired solar collectors
  • Renewable heat incentive


Session 4: Ventilation and Heat Recovery


  • Fresh air requirements
  • Night time ventilation strategy
  • Ventilation with enhanced thermal coupling to structure
  • Demand control ventilation
  • Plate heat exchangers
  • Heat pipes
  • Thermal wheels
  • Run around coils


Day 2 - Heating and Cooling


Session 1: Building Heating


  • Types of heating systems
  • Boilers
  • Heat pumps
  • Radiant heaters


Session 2: Hot Water and Controls


  • Hot water supplies
  • Heating controls
  • Building Management Systems (BMS)
  • Metering, monitoring and targeting


Session 3: Simple Cooling


  • Why cooling is needed
  • Splits and multi-splits
  • Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRFs)
  • Indoor packaged cabinet


Session 4: Complex Cooling


  • Air cooled chillers
  • Water cooled chillers
  • Chilled beams
  • Cooling towers
  • Water loop heat pumps


DAY 3 - Maintenance, Documentation and Legislation


Session 1: Cooling continued


  • Air handling units
  • Variable Air Volume (VAV)
  • Fan coil units
  • CRAC Units (op-flow and down-flow units in server rooms)



Session 2: Maintenance


  • Condition of plant and equipment.
  • Maintenance issues and how they affect system efficacy.
  • Life of an asset.
  • Maintenance scheduling


Session 3: Legislation and Statutory Requirements


  • Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD)
  • Legionella bacteria control
  • F-gas legislation
  • Regulatory reform fire safety
  • LOLER Thorough examination & inspections
  • Fixed installation and portable appliance testing


Session 4: Drainage and Water Services


  • Building drainage
  • Hot and cold water distribution systems
  • Questions


Learning Outcomes


  • How construction affects building services
  • Understanding energy consumption within buildings
  • Appreciation of electrical plant and equipment used in final distribution and circuits
  • Understanding of heating and cooling systems in buildings
  • Why heat recovery is important in efficient buildings
  • Knowledge of complex HVAC systems
  • Understand why regular maintenance is important for trouble free operation
  • Importance of legislation and record keeping


Who Should Attend


The course is designed for those wanting to achieve a level awareness of how building services and electrical systems operate within commercial buildings eg:


  • Facilities and Building Managers
  • Building Service contractors
  • Project Managers
  • Mechanical & HVAC Engineers
  • Architects
  • Energy Assessors
  • Air Conditioning Inspectors


AnchorCourse timings


Registration is open from 09.00 


Start Time: 09:30

Latest finish: 17:00


AnchorFees


Members Rate: £1,308 (£1,090 ex VAT)

Standard Rate: £1,458 (£1,215 ex VAT) 



Ways to Book:


Email:  training@cibse.org (*invoice / card)

Phone: Call the team on 020 8772 3660 (*invoice / card)

Online: Click the 'Book Now' button at the top right hand side (*card ONLY)*Payment by invoice is only available to organisations. 


Terms and Conditions


  • All delegate alterations / cancellations must be received in writing to: training@cibse.org
  • CIBSE have the right to cancel or amend training courses. Please contact the training team before making any travel or accommodation arrangements - particularly if you are travelling from outside the UK mainland, as CIBSE will not be liable for any cost incurred by this.


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In-house training at your site


Training multiple staff at once is the most cost effective way to develop staff for organisations. All our courses can be delivered at your site (min 6 staff) at discounted rates. These In-House courses are only available in the Uk and Europe. For an In-house quote please email; Name of course, approximate number of staff and your site address to training@cibse.org  


To contact the CIBSE Training Team with a query please


Email: training@cibse.org or Call: 020 8772 3660

Kevin Noyce is an Energy Consultant who splits his time between training on building and mechanical services and carrying out Efficiency and Condition Surveys at commercial premises.

Kevin is an electrical engineer by trade and has spent all of his career in the building and building service industry.

 

Kevin is a qualified Air Conditioning, Commercial, and DEC Assessor.

A1770 Members Rate ex VAT £1090.00

A1770 Standard Rate ex VAT £1215.00