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HVAC Design Web-Training Series (MENA)

  • 12 Jun 2023
  • Online Level l | 12-16 June 2023 (4-8 PM GST)
    Online Level ll | 19-21 June 2023 (4-8 PM GST)

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Course Description

These courses will not only increase your HVAC knowledge, but it will also accelerate the rate at which you will increase your knowledge in the future.

ASHRAE Global Training Center offers its HVAC Design Web-Training Series (MENA) over a period of 8 days. The HVAC Design Web-Training Series comprises of two HVAC Design courses; HVAC Design: Level I – Essentials and HVAC Design: Level II – Applications.

Achieving energy-efficient building performance that provides cooling comfort for occupants and meets the needs of building owners begins with system design.  If the design is flawed, performance will suffer, and owner objectives will not be satisfied.

 ASHRAE offers a solution to improve design practices. Whether a designer, or facility manager, a recent graduate or an experienced professional who has taken on new design responsibilities, it is critical to combine the basic understanding of current standards with the application of new technologies to achieve success. Without a basic understanding of how systems perform in real-world environments and knowledge of which design option are available, engineers are ill equipped to meet with the ever-increasing challenges of their positions.


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  • Level l

    HVAC Design: Level I – Essentials (MENA)

    HVAC Design: Level I—Essentials (MENA) provides intensive, practical guidance that accelerates attendee transformation into effective members of a design, construction, or facilities maintenance team. The training has been customized to consider the special design requirements of the Middle East.

    This 18-hour HVAC Design: Level I—Essentials training program provides real-world experience based on ASHRAE standards to HVAC designers and others involved in the delivery of HVAC services in the MENA region. Attendees will gain practical design skills and knowledge that can be put to immediate use. Developed by industry-leading professionals selected by ASHRAE and customized for the Middle East, Africa and parts of Asia, the training provides the fundamental and technical aspects needed to design and maintain HVAC systems.


    Course Objectives:

    • Calculate heating and cooling loads to ensure right sizing of equipment and minimizing energy use while still providing for human comfort.
    • Learn the basics of psychrometrics and explain the basics of hydronic and air system design and how these systems directly impact building efficiency and performance.
    • Explain HVAC controls and building automation systems as they relate to occupant health and comfort as well as building system optimization.
    • Explain the basics of hydronic and air system design and how these systems directly impact building efficiency and performance.
    • Describe different HVAC equipment and systems.
    • Discuss system selection and its correlation to sustainable building design.

    Who Should Attend:

    • Engineers new to the HVAC industry, including recent engineering graduates lacking practical experience.
    • Facilities managers involved in new construction or major renovation projects.
    • Technicians who would like to gain design knowledge.
    • Architects who want to understand HVAC system design.

    How Your Firm Will Benefit

    The training helps attendees understand:

    • The need to improve overall building performance.
    • The technologies that lead to improved building performance.
    • The economics of sustainable buildings and the roles of the designer and facilities manager.
    • The basic skills needed to design high-performance buildings.
    • The skill set that will be required by designers of the future.
    • Techniques to interact effectively with all design partners (architects, owners, other engineering disciplines) in an integrated design team.
    • The capacity to participate in the design of high-performance buildings.
  • Level l Schedule & Agenda

    Level l:

    Day 1 – June 12, 2023 (4-8 PM Gulf Standard Time)

    4:00    Introductions

    4:05    Fundamentals

    5:05    Load Calculation

    5:50    Break

    6:10    Load Calculation (cont.)

    8:00    Adjourn


    Day 2 – June 13, 2023 (4-8 PM Gulf Standard Time)

    4:00    Codes and Standards

    5:00    Psychrometrics

    5:50    Break

    6:10    Psychrometrics (Cont.)

    8:00    Adjourn


    Day 3 – June 14, 2023 (4-8 PM Gulf Standard Time)

    4:00   System Selection

    5:00   Commissioning and Standard 180

    5:50   Break

    6:10   Commissioning and Standard 180 (Cont.)

    7:00   Design Process

    8:00    Adjourn


    Day 4 – June 15, 2023 (4-8 PM Gulf Standard Time)

    4:00   Basic Design of Air Systems

    5:50   Break

    6:10   Basic Design of Air Systems (Cont.)

    7:00   Basic Design of Hydronic System

    8:00   Adjourn


    Day 5 – June 16, 2023 (4-8 PM Gulf Standard Time)

    4:00   HVAC Equipment

    5:50   Break

    6:10   HVAC Systems

    7:00   BAS Control

    8:00   Adjourn

  • Level ll

    HVAC Design: Level II – Applications (MENA)

    HVAC Design: Level IIApplications (MENA) provides intensive, advanced information that allows practicing engineers and designers an opportunity to expand their exposure to HVAC system design procedures. The training has been customized to consider the special design requirements of the Middle East.

    This 12-Hour HVAC Design: Level II—Applications training program provides real-world case-studies based on ASHRAE standards to HVAC designers and others involved in the delivery of HVAC services in the MENA region. Over these two days, students will improve their understanding of system options to save energy and improve indoor air quality. Developed by industry-leading professionals selected by ASHRAE and customized for the Middle East, the training provides an in-depth look into ASHRAE Standards 55, 189.1 and the Advanced Energy Design Guides.


    Course Objectives:

    • Describe the importance and impact of energy codes on the design process.
    • Apply concepts of thermal comfort and air quality utilizing industry-accepted design standards.
    • Describe standard practices and design processes used by HVAC industry.
    • Explain the difference and advantages of certain HVAC systems for specific applications.
    • Determine the basic design parameters for multiple HVAC systems including VAV, chilled beams, and UFAD.

    Who Should Attend:

    • Engineers with HVAC design experience (2–10 years).
    • Participants who attended the HVAC Design: Level I-Essentials (MENA).
    • Architects who want an in-depth understanding of HVAC design.
    • Facilities managers involved in new construction or major renovation projects.
    • Technicians who would like to gain thorough design knowledge.
    • Construction project managers involved with mechanical systems.
  • Level ll Schedule & Agenda

    Level ll:

    Day 1 – June 19, 2023 (4-8 PM Gulf Standard Time)

    4:00       Introductions

    4:05       Sustainability/Green/LEED/HPB/NZEB
    5:00       Standard 55
    5:50       Break
    6:10       Standard 62.1

    7:00      Building Systems: Example 1 Education Facility

    8:00       Adjourn


    Day 2 – June 20, 2023 (4-8 PM Gulf Standard Time)

    4:00       Building Systems: Example 1 Education Facility- HVAC (Cont.) 

    5:50      Break
    6:10      Building Systems: Example 1 Education Facility- Standard 62.1(Cont.)

    8:00      Adjourn


    Day 3 – June 21, 2023 (4-8 PM Gulf Standard Time)

    4:00         Building Systems: Example 2 Multi-Story Office Building

                     Design Water-to-water GSHP (Option 1) 

                     Chilled Beams, DOAS (Option 2)

     5:50        Break

     6:10        Building Systems: Example 3 Multi-Story Office Building- UFAD

     8:00        Adjourn

  • Instructors
  • Fees

      Member Non-Member
    HVAC Design: Level I – Essentials (MENA) $ 530.00 USD $ 664.00 USD
    HVAC Design: Level II – Applications (MENA) $ 367.00 USD $ 449.00 USD
    Combo (Level I & II) $ 718.00 USD $ 890.00 USD

    Fee Covers: Training admittance, training materials, Certificate of Attendance with corresponding Professional Development Hours.

    Group Discount Fee: Enroll 3 or more participants at the same time and save. Email Ayah Said at asaid@ashrae.org for group registration assistance.

    Developing economy fees available. Click on register now to view or Contact Ayah Said asaid@ashrae.org


    Cancellation Policy: Registration fees will be refunded in full if cancellation is received by ASHRAE Learning Institute at least 30 days prior to the training date. Cancellations received 15-29 days prior to the training date are subject to a $150 cancellation fee. Registrants who do not attend the training or who cancel less than 15 days prior to the training date are liable for the entire registration fee. A substitute registrant may be enrolled at any time by contacting globaltrainingcenter@ashrae.org. Member/Non-Member rates will apply to the substitute registrant.


Start Preparing for your Certified HVAC Designer (CHD) Certification Exam! 

While the HVAC Design courses do not “teach to the exam,” they do help improve your understanding of the body of knowledge which the CHD exam tests. It is important to be aware that attending the courses is not required to sit for the CHD exam, nor does attendance guarantee a passing score.

The HVAC Design Training Levels I and II provide you with guidance on a number of the job tasks tested on the CHD certification exam.

>> See a complete list of CHD exam task content that aligns with course content.

A 20% discount code will be provided by email after attending the Combo (Level I and II) or HVAC Design Level II only training. The discount code will be valid for 12 weeks after the completion of HVAC training.

- Discounted CHD Application Fee: $476 ($316 ASHRAE Member)
- Standard CHD Application Fee: $595 ($395 ASHRAE Member)

HVAC Design course registrants can purchase the CHD Study Guide soft copy at the discounted fee of $63 ($45 ASHRAE Member) instead of $74 ($56 ASHRAE Member). Click on “Register Now” to take advantage of this offer.

>> Learn more about the CHD certification.

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