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ASHRAE Courses in conjunction with the International Building Decarbonization 2024 Conference

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In conjunction with the International Building Decarbonization 2024 Conference, the ASHRAE Learning Institute is offering a half-day course covering building decarbonization for a greener, more sustainable built environment. The course will take place in Madrid, Spain.

Introduction to Building Decarbonization

Date:  Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Time:  12:00 – 15:00
Location: Eurostars Suites Mirasierra, Room Garnacha 4, Alfredo Marquerie, 43, Madrid, 28034, Spain


Course Summary:
Introduction to Building Decarbonization demystifies the primary sources of carbon emissions in buildings and explains the key drivers for decarbonization. The course focuses on the framework of decarbonization—including key definitions and distinct scopes that drive sustainable practices. Learn about ASHRAE's role in disseminating vital decarbonization insights, emphasizing the urgency of combatting climate change, and pinpointing any given building’s substantial contribution to energy-related carbon emissions. ASHRAE is actively engaging with international organizations to make the decarbonization technical tools, training, standards, and research available to a global audience.

The course explores the complexities of building carbon emissions, including on-site combustion, construction-related sources, and refrigerant leakage. Other covered topics include the principles of building decarbonization, harmonizing occupant well-being, environmental stewardship, and the nature of direct and indirect emissions. The course concludes on the topic of sustainable building innovation—setting a foundation of best practices for a decarbonizing HVAC&R industry.


Registration Fee: 

$213 USD (ASHRAE Member $161 USD) - No Onsite Registration

Learn More about the International Building Decarbonization 2024 Conference

The ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) is committed to providing continuing educational programs to members outside North America. Courses from ALI are peer-reviewed and draw from the knowledge of industry experts worldwide. Instructors are carefully chosen by ALI based on their ability to make technical information relevant to real-world building design and system operation challenges.