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HVAC Design Training (MENA) - February

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Global Training Center, Dubai | February 3-7, 2019

Registration

  • Fees

    Registration Fees*

    HVAC Design Essentials MENA)

    Member

    Non-Member

    Early Bird Pricing - Deadline January 3, 2019
    $ 681.00 USD $ 853.00 USD
    Standard Pricing $ 757.00 USD $ 948.00 USD
    Early Bird Combo - Deadline January 3, 2019
    $ 922.00 USD $ 1,144.00 USD
    Standard Pricing Combo $ 1,025.00 USD $ 1,271.00 USD

    HVAC Design Level II-Applications (MENA)

    Member

    Non-Member

    Early Bird Pricing - Deadline January 3, 2019 $ 472.00 USD $ 577.00 USD
    Standard Pricing $ 524.00 USD $ 641.00 USD
    Early Bird Combo - Deadline January 3, 2019
    $ 922.00 USD $ 1,144.00 USD
    Standard Pricing Combo $ 1,025.00 USD $ 1,271.00 USD

    *Group pricing available for 3+ registrants. For information, contact Ayah Said at globaltrainingcenter@ashrae.org.

    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. Group pricing available for 3+ registrants. For information, contact Ayah Said at globaltrainingcenter@ashrae.org


    PDHs and Credits

    All courses are eligible for Professional Development Hours (PDHs). Credits correspond to the hours of instruction. These credits are recognized by the ASHRAE Global Training Center for Building Excellence.


    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 Ayah Said by email globaltrainingcenter@ashrae.org. Member/Non-Member rates will apply to the substitute registrant.

  • HVAC Design Essentials

    Date: 3-5 February 2019 – 8:00am – 5:00pm

    ASHRAE’s HVAC Design Essentials training provides participants with instruction that accelerates their transformation into effective members of a design, construction or facilities maintenance team. Developed by industry-leading professionals selected by ASHRAE, the training provides attendees with the fundamentals and technical aspects of HVAC design. Attendees will gain practical skills and knowledge to design and maintain HVAC systems that can be put to immediate use.

    In addition to gaining in-depth knowledge and understanding, attendees will receive real-world examples of HVAC systems based on the renovated ASHRAE Headquarters building and on building in the MENA region. The training also teaches a systematic approach to guide a design team to a solution that optimally meets the client’s expectations.

    The training provides the fundamental and technical aspects of designing and maintaining HVAC systems, including:

    Load Calculations
    Psychrometrics
    HVAC Systems and Components
    Codes and Standards
    Basic Design of Air Systems
    Basic Design of Hydronic Systems
    BAS Controls
    Project Management

    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
    • Sales engineers and HVAC equipment suppliers who want to gain a broad knowledge of HVAC systems

    Bonus – Free Copy of ASHRAE Duct Size Calculator (I-P and SI Units)

    Duct Size Calculator

    Attendees each receive a free copy of Duct Size Calculator (I-P & SI).

    Learn more about this valuable tool

  • HVAC Design Level II-Applications

    Date: 6-7 February 2019 – 8:00am – 5:00pm

    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 (2–10 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

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

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

    Learn more about the guide

  • Instructors

    Hassan Younes-200x255.jpgHassan Younes, Member ASHRAE, is a technical director and partner at Griffin Consultants. He has extensive experience in the fields of design, sustainability, commissioning, project execution and management, energy efficiency, and value engineering. He holds all ASHRAE certifications and is a certified energy manager, a certified measurement and verification professional, and a LEED-accredited professional. Hassan is a Grassroots Government Advocacy Committee (GGAC) member in the ASHRAE Region-at-Large, as well as a GGAC chair in the UAE local chapter.  He was awarded the Middle East Energy Professional of the Year award in 2015 by AEE, Middle East Young Engineer of the Year 2010, and was part of the Griffin Consultant’s team awarded the Energy Consultant of the Year 2017 award by Retrofit Tech and the Middle East Boutique Consultancy of the Year 2014 award.


    Dr. Samir Traboulsi-203x255.jpgSamir Traboulsi, Ph.D., P.Eng., Fellow Life Member ASHRAE, is currently a senior lecturer at the American University of Beirut and has taught a variety of subjects including building services technical courses, MEP design of green buildings, HVAC design courses, thermodynamics, operations research, the engineering economy, and engineering ethics. Dr. Traboulsi is the founder and was the president of the Lebanese chapter of ASHRAE, as well as director regional chair and director at large for ASHRAE. He also served as co-founder and former president of the Lebanon Green Building Council. He has worked extensively with UN agencies as a consultant and has presented lectures worldwide. Dr. Traboulsi is the author of numerous publications and is the recipient of both the ASHRAE Distinguished Service Award and the ASHRAE Exceptional Service Award.

  • Other Information

    Who Should Attend - Level I

    • 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
    • Sales engineers and HVAC equipment suppliers who want to gain a broad knowledge of HVAC systems

    Who should attend - Level II

    • Engineers with HVAC design experience (2–10 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 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

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