Thermal Energy Storage: A Vital Ingredient to a Low Carbon Future

to take this course

This course will better inform the design professional about thermal energy storage and how it contributes to energy efficiency, cost savings, and environmental responsibility.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Describe what energy storage is
  2. List examples of different forms of energy storage
  3. Describe how energy storage works
  4. Describe why energy storage is needed to make new renewable generation sources more viable
  5. Explain how thermal energy storage saves energy and money.
  6. Explain how thermal storage may contribute towards a project earning LEED Certification
  7. Explain how a building designer or developer may qualify for tax deductions
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(23) Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
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Delivery Format: 
Slide Show - No Audio
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Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion