Shaping Tomorrow's Built Environment Today

Basics of High-Performance Building Design

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Course Length: 3 hours

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.


Course Instructor

Tom Lawrence, Ph.D., P.E., Member ASHRAE, LEED® AP


Additional Information

All courses are available for Chapter and In-Company Programs. Courses may be periodically scheduled for the Winter and/or Annual Conference Education Programs, as well as the Online Courses Series.

Chapters or Companies: Contact Karen Murray, Manager of Professional Development (kmurray@ashrae.org or 678-539-1146), to schedule an ALI seminar or course at your organization or event.

Availability: Check the various offerings listed under Professional Development > Learning Portal to see if this course is being offered at an upcoming event.

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