On March 15, ASHRAE is offering an updated online seminar reviewing the ANSI/ASHRAE/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1, Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. It is the first code-intended commercial green building standard in the United States.  

Understanding Standard 189.1P for High-Performance, Green Buildings, reviews the requirements of the standard and is taught by Tom Lawrence, a member of the committee that developed the standard. The course is one of 14 being offered from March until May.

A full list of seminars and registration information can be found at www.ashrae.org/onlinecourses.

  Other courses include:
  • Humidity Controls: Basic Principles Loads and Equipment
  • Humidity Controls: Application, Control Levels & Mold Avoidance
  • Introduction to Green Buildings and Sustainable Construction
  • The Commissioning Process and Guideline 0
  • Introduction to Thermal Energy Storage Systems for Air Conditioning
  • Complying with Standard 90.1-2007 HVAC/Mechanical
  • Energy Management in New and Existing Buildings: a Sustainable Activity
  • Complying with Standard 90.1-2007 Envelope/Lighting
  • Using Standard 90.1-2007 to Meet LEED Requirements
  • Introduction to Cleanroom Design
  • District Cooling and Heating Systems: Central Plants
  • Complying with Requirements of ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2007
  • Understanding and Designing Dedicated Outside Air Systems

    The three-hour-long courses are taught in real-time, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT, and feature interactive audio. Three professional development hours or American Institute of Architects learning units or 0.3 continuing education units are available for each course.


    Source: ASHRAE