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Halifax HVAC Design Training May 2018

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Halifax, NS, Canada | May 28 – 29, 2018


  • Fees

    Registration Fees

    (Register 30 days prior to training date, for Early Bird pricing)

    Level II – Applications Member Non-Member Group 3+
    Early Bird $649 $804  
    Standard $699 $854 $599

    Fee Covers: Course admittance, course materials, publications, break refreshments, and lunches.

    Company Discount Fee: Enroll 3 or more participants from the same company at the same time and save. Email Gabrielle Gaston ( for group registration assistance.

    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 Gabrielle Gaston by phone at 678-539-2121 or email Member/Non-Member rates will apply to the substitute registrant.

  • Level II

    HVAC Design: Level II – Applications

    ASHRAE’s HVAC Design: Level II – Applications training provides participants with instruction on HVAC system design. The training is tailored for engineers with advanced experience in the HVAC design field, or those who have completed HVAC Design: Level I – Essentials. Developed by industry-leading professionals, the training provides advanced information that allows practicing engineers and designers an opportunity to expand their exposure to HVAC systems design procedures for a better understanding of system options to save energy.

    Who Should Attend

    • Engineers with HVAC design experience (3–10 years)
    • Participants who attended the HVAC Design: Level I – Essentials
    • 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

    How Your Firm Will Benefit

    The training allows practicing engineers and designers the opportunity to refresh their skills, as well as, expand their exposure to systems and design procedures. Attendees not practicing as designers will be provided with insights into the design process and challenges along with a better understanding of HVAC system options with buildings.

    Primary References

    Bonus – Free Copy of ASHRAE GreenGuide: The Design, Construction, and Operation of Sustainable Buildings, 5th ed.


    Attendees receive a free copy of ASHRAE GreenGuide: Design, Construction, and Operation of Sustainable Buildings, 5th ed. – a value of over $100.

    Learn more about the guide

  • Level II Outline

    Level II Outline

    Day 1

    8:00 Introductions
    8:15 Sustainability/Green/LEED/HPB/NZEB
    9:15 Standard 55
    10:00 Break
    10:10 Standard 55 (cont.)
    10:30 Standard 62.1
    11:45 Lunch
    12:30 Building Systems: Example 1 Education Facility
    1:45 Break
    2:00 Building Systems: Example 1 Education Facility (cont.)
    3:00 Break
    3:15 Building Systems: Example 1 Education Facility (cont.)
    4:15 Q&A Session
    4:30 Wrap-up/Adjourn

    Day 2

    8:00 Building Systems: Example 1 Education Facility (cont.)
    10:00 Break
    10:15 Building Systems: Example 2 Multi-Story Office Building
    11:45 Lunch
    12:30 Building Systems: Example 2 Multi-Story Office Building (cont.)
    1:15 Building Systems: Example 3 Multi-Story Office Building
    3:00 Q&A Session/Adjourn

    PDH and Continuing Education Units

    ASHRAE is an approved Continuing Education provider for the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and a USGBC Education Partner. Continuing Education hours earned from ASHRAE courses may be applied toward renewal of state-licensed professionals and maintenance of LEED® professional credentials.

    Attendees of HVAC Design: Level II will earn up to 12 Professional Development Hours (PDHs).

  • Instructor
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    Joel Primeau, Eng., ASHRAE Member, HBDP, LEED® AP

    Joel Primeau is a sales engineer with over 27 years of HVAC experience. He has lead and assisted teams of engineers and technicians in the design and construction of high-performance, sustainable facilities.

    Joel’s experience spans a wide range of engineering design and construction projects. His expertise is in the design of high-efficiency HVAC systems that enhance indoor air quality and comfort.

    Joel frequently trains engineers, architects and facility managers on the design process, central heating and chilling plant optimization, high-performance HVAC systems, and heat recovery applications.

    Joel is a Licensed Professional Engineer, ASHRAE Certified High-Performance Building Design Professional (HBDP), and a LEED® Accredited Professional. He earned a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Military College in Kingston, Canada. After a brief career as an army engineer, Joel has since worked in the HVAC industry in consulting, facilities management and technical sales.

  • Location

    Location and Lodging

    Sexton Campus ‘B’ Building
    1360 Barrington St.
    Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2.

    Halifax, NS, Canada