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Advanced Designs for Net Zero Buildings (code 67)

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Advanced Designs for Net Zero Buildings (code 67)

  • 03 Feb 2020
  • Orange County Convention Center
    Orlando, FL
    8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.


Course Description

Half-Day Short Course - 3 Hour

Registration fees: $214 ($159 ASHRAE Member)
Monday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

This advanced course is for professional engineers and architects who want to expand their practice to include the design, construction, and operation of zero energy (net zero) buildings. The first principle of zero energy design is to make the building as energy efficient as possible. On-site renewable energy systems will then be added to achieve these efficiency goals. If adequate on-site zero energy is not feasible, then options for off-site renewable energy should be explored. The test for zero energy is at the energy meter, so proper commissioning and operator training are critical to success. The zero energy principles outlined above will be presented with case studies and examples showing how other design professionals have met the zero energy goal.

Recommended References::

  • ASHRAE Design Guide for Tall, Supertall, and Megatall Building Systems
  • Design Professional's Guide to Zero Net Energy Buildings
  • ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guides


Charles Eley, P.E., AIA, BEMP, CEM, Member ASHRAE, LEED® AP

Transfer, Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Course registration fees will be refunded in full if cancellation is received by ASHRAE Customer Service at 800-527-4723 or before 12:00 noon on January 24, 2020. Cancellations received after that date are subject to a $25 cancellation fee. Registrants who do not attend a course or contact ASHRAE prior to close of business on January 31, 2020 are liable for the entire course registration fee. Registration fees can be transferred by contacting ASHRAE Customer Service at 800-527-4723 or before 12:00 noon on January 31, 2020.