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NEW! Laboratory Exhaust Stacks: Safe and Energy-Efficient Design

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NEW! Laboratory Exhaust Stacks: Safe and Energy-Efficient Design

  • 10 Oct 2019
  • Online
    1:00–4:00 pm EDT

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Course Description

Course Length: 3 hours
October 10, 2019
Thursday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm EDT

This course provides designers and operators of laboratories with wet lab exhaust systems with the proper methodology to ensure safe systems operation. Laboratory Exhaust Stacks: Safe and Energy-Efficient Design walks students through the entire design process. Energy consumption represents an important component of the course, as laboratories consume significantly more energy than a typical office building, due to laboratory ventilation systems. Training topics include how to properly locate air intakes and exhaust stacks and the various methods for applying variable-air-volume control to minimize energy usage while avoiding adversely impacting the air quality. Attendees will calculate an appropriate concentration design criterion for a specific emission source and determine dispersion modeling techniques for particular applications.


Course Instructor

Brad C. Cochran, P.E., Member ASHRAE


Additional Information

All courses are available for Chapter and In-Company Programs. Courses may be periodically scheduled for the Winter and/or Annual Conference Education Programs, as well as the Online Courses Series.

Chapters or Companies: Contact Karen Murray, Manager of Professional Development (kmurray@ashrae.org or 678-539-1146), to schedule an ALI seminar or course at your organization or event.

Availability: Check the various offerings listed under Professional Development > All Instructor-Led Training to see if this course is being offered at an upcoming event.

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