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Understanding ASHRAE Standard 189.1-2014, Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings

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Course Length: 6 hours

Based on ASHRAE Standard 189.1-2014, this course provides the minimum requirements for the design, construction, and plans for operation of high-performance green buildings, including new buildings and their systems, new portions of buildings and their systems, and new systems and equipment in existing buildings. Water-use efficiency, indoor environmental quality, energy efficiency, site sustainability, and a building's impact on the atmosphere are covered. The course presents the goals of establishing mandatory criteria in all topical areas, providing simple compliance options, and the complement of green building rating programs for ASHRAE Standard 189.1. Upon completion of this course, participants will understand the basic requirements of ASHRAE Standard 189.1, learn the background that led to the development of these requirements, and become familiar with how to apply the requirements in the standard to new commercial buildings and major renovation projects.

Course Instructor:

Walid Chakroun, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, LEED® AP

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Additional Information

Courses may be periodically scheduled in-person in Dubai or as Online Courses Series. All courses are available for onsite and online Chapter and In-Company Programs.

Chapters or Companies: Contact Ayah Said, Manager of ASHRAE Global Training Center, Dubai (, to schedule a GTC seminar or course at your organization or event.

Availability: Check the various offerings listed here Professional Development > All Instructor-Led Training under “Global Training Center – Dubai” to see if this course is being offered in the MENA region.