Interactive, Online CIBSE CPDs now available from Panasonic


Five CIBSE Accredited CPDs from Panasonic:

  • Principles of Air Conditioning - an overview of Splits/VRF Technology
  • Gas-powered Heat Pump (GHP) Technology
  • An introduction to Air to Water Technology
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Overview of F-Gas and R32 Technology

Bracknell, UK - 23 October 2020 – Panasonic UK is running a series of interactive, online accredited CIBSE CPD courses to enhance skills during these unprecedented times. The CPD courses have been developed to support learning in a variety of heating and cooling disciplines and are run by the experienced and knowledgeable team at Panasonic via Microsoft Teams.

The sessions typically last approximately one hour and are free to participate. Delegates need to register in advance and can interact and ask questions throughout the sessions. There is currently a choice of five accredited CIBSE CPDs that are running during the Autumn/Winter months and are so far proving very popular, as follows:

·         Principles of Air Conditioning – Overview of Splits/VRF Technology

This is an introduction to the principles of air conditioning. The session details the fundamentals of air conditioning and goes on to describe the refrigeration cycle, heating and cooling load calculations, system components and unit selections.

·         An Introduction to Air to Water Technology

This CPD looks at using heat pumps to heat water and compares these systems to traditional gas boilers and further provides advice into system design and components. The session also goes through calculating heat losses in houses and sizing heat emitters.

·         Overview of Gas Heat Pumps (GHP) Technology

The history and development of using gas as the power source for a VRF system. The CPD explains why this type of solution may be considered as an alternative to electric. The session compares the two options and details the design of the system.

·         Indoor Air Quality

Here we focus on the impact of poor Indoor Air Quality on our health.  It includes an introduction to Panasonic’s Nanoe™ X Technology and how this can combat airborne bacteria & viruses amongst other pollutants.

·         Overview of F-Gas and R32 Technology

This presentation explores the history of refrigerants and provides an overview of the F-Gas Regulations and phase-down dates. It also explains the benefits of R32 along with factors to consider when using this refrigerant.

Attendance is free and available dates for the courses are:

·         Friday 30 October @ 10am – Indoor Air Quality

·         Friday 6 November @ 10am – An Introduction to Air to Water Technology

·         Friday 13 November @ 10am – Overview of F-Gas and R32 Technology

·         Friday 20 November @ 10am - Indoor Air Quality

·         Friday 27 November @10am – Indoor Air Quality

If you are interested in participating in any of the above sessions, please get in touch via the online Panasonic PROCLUB online booking system:

where you will find the appropriate details to join one of the above sessions.


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