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ASHRAE training coming to Beirut in October 2018

Educational seminars will cover the requirements of ASHRAE Standard 62.1 and 90.1 on October 3, 2018, organisation says

| | Jul 26, 2018 | 11:14 am
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Dubai, UAE, 26 July 2018: The ASHRAE Global Training Center for Building Excellence, Dubai, is offering two full-day educational seminars covering the requirements of ASHRAE Standard 62.1 and 90.1, on October 3, 2018, at the Third International Conference on Efficient Building Design in Beirut, Lebanon, the organisation said in a Press communiqué. The training sessions couple technology advancements with real-world practices and draw upon updated ASHRAE Standards, the communiqué said. The seminars are instructor-led – by industry experts from the US and MENA region – and teach real-world applications of new technologies, the communiqué added.

The Third International Conference on Efficient Building Design is the leading conference on advanced building and bioclimatic designs for attaining occupant comfort and good environmental quality, the communiqué said. The conference addresses advanced research on systems and technologies adapted to the Arab region in both moderate and hot humid climates, the communiqué further said.

According to ASHRAE, the details of the training sessions are:

Designing for IAQ: Complying with Requirements of Standard 62.1 (MENA)

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 |   8am – 5pm

This course focuses on the basic requirements of ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2016, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality. The newest version of the standard includes a major change to the scope of the standard by which residential occupancies are moved from ASHRAE Standard 62.1 to 62.2. This course provides an overview of the requirements of the new standard with emphasis on changes from the previous version and practical application of the standard to modern VAV systems. New requirements to the indoor air quality procedure for determining minimum ventilation rates are discussed. In the 2016 version, changes were made in determining air class for laboratory exhaust systems and the use of sensors for demand control ventilation, and these changes are discussed as well. The course presents sample calculations for code review and for physical operation.

Standard 90.1: HVAC/Mechanical and Appendix G (MENA)

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 |   8am – 5pm

This course focuses on the major requirements of ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2016, including incorporated addenda. The ASHRAE Standard 90.1: HVAC/Mechanical and Appendix G (MENA) course will also cover highlights of the envelope, mechanical, HVAC, and lighting requirements in Appendix G and its new compliance path and performance rating method. Baseline building conditions and climate zone information on many cities in the region will also be provided.

For more information, visit: www.ashrae.org/globaltrainingcenter


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