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Understanding Standard 189.1 - 2014 for High-Performance Green Buildings (MENA)

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Understanding Standard 189.1 - 2014 for High-Performance Green Buildings (MENA)

  • 23 Feb 2022
  • Part l | 23 Feb 2022, 4:00 - 7:00 PM GST
    Part ll | 24 Feb 2022, 4:00 - 7:00 PM GST

    Registrations are now closed.


Course Description

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.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the basic requirements of Standard 189.1 and the background that led to the development of  these requirements
  • Learn how to apply the Standard’s requirements to new commercial buildings and major renovation projects
  • Differentiate Standard 189.1 from green building rating systems (e.g., LEED, Green Globes)
  • highlight the challenges in high ambient temperature climate.
  • Increasing sustainability consciousness

Who Should Attend

This course is appropriate for professionals in the built environment who are interested in high performance and sustainability issues.  This course is targeted for Consultant engineers, Practitioners, facility managers, HVAC professionals, IEQ professionals, Renewable energy advocates, and  other fundamental industrial/municipal system. Participants from local and regional especially those who are engaged in energy and environmental activities related to building industries, would also benefit from the course. 

How your Firm will Benefit

ASHRAE courses in general are very beneficial to the workforce in entities related to the built environment.  This ASHRAE High-Performance Green Buildings  in particular is important to improve the effectiveness of the employees in designing, operating, or maintaining high performance buildings and keep them aware of the latest technologies. Designing high performance building requires good knowledge and management within the organization where the employee has greater involvement and responsibility.  Coming up with high performance project involves all sustainability requirements together and that is what this course is all about.

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  • Agenda

    3 Professional Development Hours
    4:00 – 7:00 PM Gulf Standard Time

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  • Fees

    Includes course admittance, course materials, Certificate of Attendance and course recording.
              $284 ($218 ASHRAE Member)

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

    Developing economy fees available. Click on register now or Contact Ayah Said

    Cancellation and Refund Policy: Course registration fees will be refunded in full if cancellation is received by ASHRAE Customer Service at before 12:00 noon, seven working days prior to the course date. Cancellations received between three and seven working days prior to the course date are subject to a $25 cancellation fee. Registrants who do not attend a course or cancel less than three working days prior to the course date are liable for the entire course registration fee. Registration fees can be transferred by contacting Member/Non-Member rates will apply to the substitute registrant.