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Energy Modeling Best Practices and Applications (code 76)

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Energy Modeling Best Practices and Applications (code 76)

  • 04 Feb 2020
  • Orange County Convention Center
    Orlando, FL
    9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Course Description

Full-Day Professional Development Seminar - 6 Hour

Registration fees: $539 ($435 ASHRAE Member)
Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL


The course covers the fundamentals of building energy modeling and explains how to use modeling to guide design decisions, with an emphasis on HVAC. Course participants will learn how to integrate modeling into the design process from the programming stage through post-occupancy and measurement and verification. The course explains modeling principles and provides modeling tips related to the building envelope, plug loads, lighting systems, and HVAC systems. The course discusses valuable quality control steps and compelling methods for presenting results. Also described is the appropriate use of modeling throughout the project life cycle and life-cycle cost analysis. The course concludes with guidance on model calibration and the use of energy models for measurement and verification. Case studies and links to valuable modeling resources are included.

This ALI course/seminar may be a suitable resource to help prepare for a Certification exam or earn PDHs for recertification.


Recommended References

ASHRAE Standard 55-2017, Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy

ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2016, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality

ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2016, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings


Course Instructors

Sam Mason, PE, BEMP, LEED® AP BD+C,

Erik Kolderup, P.E., Member ASHRAE, BEMP, LEED® AP


Transfer, Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Course registration fees will be refunded in full if cancellation is received by ASHRAE Customer Service at 800-527-4723 or orders@ashrae.org before 12:00 noon on January 24, 2020. Cancellations received after that date are subject to a $25 cancellation fee. Registrants who do not attend a course or contact ASHRAE prior to close of business on January 31, 2020 are liable for the entire course registration fee. Registration fees can be transferred by contacting ASHRAE Customer Service at 800-527-4723 or orders@ashrae.org before 12:00 noon on January 31, 2020.

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