CPD 2. Heat Pump System

Heat Pump System Sizing and Design for Commercial & Domestic Installation, Comprehensive Introduction.

Organisation profile:

Origen Energy Limited is a leading Irish renewable energy and district heating specialist company. Origen Energy’s focus is to provide quality engineered solutions that lower energy costs, offer maximum efficiency and comfort. We ensure projects are as energy efficient as possible and comply with all necessary energy regulations, guaranteeing a reduced carbon footprint. We design and supply fully engineered renewable energy solutions and can offer in house specialists including design engineers, CAD technicians and system specialists.

Training aim:

To empower and impart all attendees with an understanding, requirements and appreciation of the variables involved for designing and sizing thermal system’s utilizing heat pumps as the heat source.

Learning objectives:

Upon completion all attendees should have a greater understanding and knowledge of the influential design parameters involved when designing and sizing systems employing heat pumps.

Course outline:

  • Principle of a Heat Pump
  • Types of Heat Pump’s Today
  • Sizing / Dimensioning of Air Source Heat Pumps
    Air Source Heat Pumps – Monovalent
    Air Source Heat Pumps – Bivalent
    Selecting the Bivalent Point of Your System
  • Sizing / Dimensioning of Ground Source Heat Pumps
  • System Design & Schematics Overview For Typical Commercial & Domestic Systems
  • Low Pressure & High Pressure Faults Explained
  • Q&A

Trainer's profile:

Peter Mulvihill B.E., MIEI

Peter Mulvihill is the Senior Engineer for Origen Energy; his responsibilities include organizing large scale projects, design of renewable, conventional systems and ensuring the projects are carried out in accordance with company quality control standards.
Peter is a graduate of DIT Bolton St., a qualified mechanical & electrical engineer specializing in building services, and a member the Institute of Engineers of Ireland.
Peter is also on the Technical Committee of the Heat Pump Association of Ireland.

Course duration:

2 Hours (30 Minute Q&A Session After)

Assessment & certification:

An individual CPD Certificate will be issued to attendee’s upon successful completion, signed by trainer.
Certificates account for 0.25 CPD Credits.

Who should attend:

  • Building Services Engineers
  • Architects
  • Individual’s involved in the Engineering & Construction industry who may be responsible for or come into contact with heat pumps as part of their employment.
  • Engineering / Construction Students