Shaping Tomorrow's Built Environment Today

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


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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