HVAC - Evaporative Cooling for Commercial & Industrial Facilities

  • Thursday, September 19, 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • SDGE Energy Innovation Center, 4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117


Attendees will learn the fundamentals of commercial/industrial heat pump operations; applications in commercial water heating operations for hotel/hospital/government facilities; industrial water and fluid heating; and indoor-outdoor swimming pool applications.  Course topics include heat pump operation and equipment; site and source fuel; environmental impact; energy efficiency; emerging trends; new and creative applications; and case studies.


  • Evaporative cooling as an energy efficiency
  • Cost-effective means of cooling buildings
  • Technology
  • Climate Zone
  • Economic consideration
  • Maintenance
  • Water Treatment


David Wylie is a founding member of ASWB Engineering with 40 years of experience in commercial and industrial building optimization and energy engineering and over 100,000 hours of classroom instruction time. He has developed and managed energy efficiency and technology demonstration projects for utilities, municipalities, commercial clients, and the U.S. Department of Energy. He is best known for his role as a workforce development instructor delivering trainings for PG&E’s Industrial Strength Energy Efficiency Seminar Series, SCE’s Energy Education Centers, and SCE’s Customer Energy Services Department. He is a published author of books and articles on energy efficient technologies and former president of the local chapter of the Southern California Board of Association of Professional Energy Managers (APEM).

Additional Details

Check-in time: 8:30am with breakfast & lunch provided

Learning Level: beginner

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This is a project of the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative, which is partially funded by California utility customers and administered by San Diego Gas & Electric® (SDG&E) under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. The Center for Sustainable Energy® is a member of the collaborative. Trademarks are property of their respective owners.