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Education & Certification

Course Detail

Basics of High-Performance Building Design

May 8, 2014
Thursday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. EDT
Instructor(s): Tom Lawrence, Ph.D., P.E. , Member ASHRAE, LEED® AP
Non-member Cost: $259
ASHRAE Member Cost: $199

This course focuses on the basic application of relevant ASHRAE resources, such as Standards 90.1, 55, 62.1 and 189.1 and the ASHRAE Green Guide, to achieve High-Performance Building Design. The course explains the differences in purpose and requirements between these various Standards and provide recommendations on selection of which requirements to adopt into a building project assuming it is not under the jurisdiction of Standard 189.1 but the design team still wanted to achieve a reasonable degree of “High Performance Building Design”. Course content should be suitable for architects and engineers.

Recommended References: Standard 189.1-2011, Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings; Standard 189.1-2009 User’s Manual