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HVAC Design Training - March 2019

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HVAC Design Training - March

  • 25 Mar 2019 – 27 Mar 2019
  • Pretoria, South Africa
    Level I: 25-27 March 2019
    Level II: 28-29 March 2019

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Course Description

Limited Seating Still Available At the Following Pricing:
Level I : $485 US and Level II: $335 US.

First time in Africa!
Global Training Center, Pretoria, South Africa | 25-27 March 2019

ASHRAE offers HVAC Design: Level I – Essentials, 25–27 March 2019 and HVAC Design: Level II – Applications, 28–29 March 2019  in Pretoria, South Africa. See the tabs below for pricing and additional details.

NEW! The HVAC Design courses are now registered in South Africa for 3 CPD points (Level I) and 2 CPD points (Level II)
  • Fees

    Registration Fees*

    HVAC Design Essentials

    Member

    Non-Member

    Standard Pricing
    $ 485.00 USD $ 485.00 USD

    HVAC Design Level II-Applications

    Member

    Non-Member

    Standard Pricing $ 335.00 USD $ 335.00 USD

    Fee Covers: Course admittance, course materials, publications, break refreshments, and lunches.


    PDHs and Credits

    All courses are eligible for Professional Development Hours (PDHs). Credits correspond to the hours of instruction. These credits are recognized by the ASHRAE Global Training Center for Building Excellence.


    Cancellation Policy

    Registration fees will be refunded in full if cancellation is received by ASHRAE Learning Institute at least 30 days prior to the training date. Cancellations received 15-29 days prior to the training date are subject to a $150 cancellation fee. Registrants who do not attend the training or who cancel less than 15 days prior to the training date are liable for the entire registration fee. A substitute registrant may be enrolled at any time by contacting Ayah Said by email globaltrainingcenter@ashrae.org. Member/Non-Member rates will apply to the substitute registrant.

  • Level I

    ASHRAE’s HVAC Design Essentials training provides participants with instruction that accelerates their transformation into effective members of a design, construction or facilities maintenance team. Developed by industry-leading professionals selected by ASHRAE, the training provides attendees with the fundamentals and technical aspects of HVAC design. Attendees will gain practical skills and knowledge to design and maintain HVAC systems that can be put to immediate use.

    In addition to gaining in-depth knowledge and understanding, attendees will receive real-world examples of HVAC systems based on the renovated ASHRAE Headquarters building and on building in the MENA region. The training also teaches a systematic approach to guide a design team to a solution that optimally meets the client’s expectations..

    The training provides the fundamental and technical aspects of designing and maintaining HVAC systems, including:

    Load Calculations
    Psychrometrics
    HVAC Systems and Components
    Codes and Standards
    Basic Design of Air Systems
    Basic Design of Hydronic Systems
    BAS Controls
    Project Management

    Learning Objectives

    • Calculate heating and cooling loads
    • Explain the basics of psychrometrics
    • Explain hydronic system design and air system design
    • Discuss system selection
    • Describe HVAC equipment and systems
    • Explain controls and building automation systems
    • Discuss codes and standards

    Who Should Attend

    • Engineers new to the HVAC industry, including recent engineering graduates lacking practical experience
    • Facilities managers involved in new construction or major renovation projects
    • Technicians who would like to gain design knowledge
    • Architects who want to understand HVAC system design
    • Sales engineers and HVAC equipment suppliers who want to gain a broad knowledge of HVAC systems

    How Your Firm Will Benefit
    The training helps attendees understand:

    • The need to improve overall building performance
    • The technologies that lead to improved building performance
    • The economics of sustainable buildings and the roles of the designer and facilities manager
    • The basic skills needed to design high-performance buildings
    • The skill set that will be required by designers of the future
    • Techniques to interact effectively with all design partners (architects, owners, other engineering disciplines) in an integrated design team
    • The capacity to participate in the design of high-performance buildings
  • Level I - Outline

    Level I Outline

    Day 1

    • Introductions
    • Fundamentals
    • Load Calculation
    • Break
    • Load Calculation (cont.)
    • Questions and Answers
    • Psychrometrics
    • Lunch
    • Psychrometrics (cont.)
    • Break
    • Psychrometrics (cont.)
    • Psychrometrics Case Study Kuwait
    • Questions and Answers
    • Wrap-up

    Day 2

    • Design Process
    • System Selection
    • Break
    • Basic Design of Air Systems
    • Lunch
    • Case Study on Air Systems
    • Questions and Answers
    • Break
    • Basic Design of Hydronic Systems
    • Questions and Answers
    • Wrap-up

    Day 3

    • HVAC Equipment
    • Break
    • HVAC Equipment (cont.)
    • Questions and Answers
    • Lunch
    • HVAC Systems
    • Break
    • HVAC Systems (cont.)
    • Questions and Answers
    • Wrap-up

    PDH and Continuing Education Units

    All courses are eligible for Professional Development Hours (PDHs). Credits correspond to the hours of instruction. These credits are recognized by the ASHRAE Global Training Center for Building Excellence.

  • Level II

    HVAC Design: Level II – Applications (MENA) training provides participants with instruction on HVAC system design. The training is tailored for engineers with advanced experience in the HVAC design field, or those who have completed HVAC Design: Level I – Essentials (MENA). Developed by industry-leading professionals, the training provides advanced information that allows practicing engineers and designers an opportunity to expand their exposure to HVAC systems design procedures for a better understanding of system options to save energy.


    The training provides the technical aspects of designing and maintaining HVAC systems, including:

    • Advanced review of designing, installing and maintaining HVAC systems
    • An in-depth understanding of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 55,Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy; ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality; ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings; and ASHRAE’s Advanced Energy Design Guides.

    Learning Objectives

    • Describe the importance and impact of energy codes on the design process
    • Apply concepts of thermal comfort and air quality utilizing industry-accepted design standards
    • Describe standard practices and design processes used by HVAC industry
    • Explain the differences and advantages of certain HVAC systems for specific applications
    • Determine the basic design parameters for multiple HVAC systems including VAV, chilled beams, and UFAD

    Who Should Attend

    • Engineers with HVAC design experience (2–10 years)
    • Participants who attended the HVAC Design Essentials (MENA)
    • Architects who want an in-depth understanding of HVAC design
    • Facilities managers involved in new construction or major renovation projects
    • Technicians who would like to gain thorough design knowledge
    • Construction project managers involved with mechanical systems
  • Level II - Outline

    Level II Outline

    Day 1

    • Introduction
    • Sustainability/Green/LEED/HPB/NZEB
    • Standard 55
    • Break
    • Standard 55 (cont.)
    • Standard 62.1
    • Lunch
    • Building Systems: Example 1 Education Facility System Application: Chiller/Boiler, Air Handlers, VAV Terminals
    • Break
    • Building Systems: Example 1 Education Facility (cont.)
    • Questions and Answers
    • Wrap-Up

    Day 2

    • Building Systems: Example 1 Education Facility 
    • Break
    • Building Systems: Example 2 Multi-Story Office Building
    • Lunch
    • Building Systems: Example 3 Multi-Story Office Building
    • Questions and Answers
    • Wrap-up

    PDH and Continuing Education Units

    All courses are eligible for Professional Development Hours (PDHs). Credits correspond to the hours of instruction. These credits are recognized by the ASHRAE Global Training Center for Building Excellence.

  • Instructors
    Dr. Samir Traboulsi-150x188.jpg

    Samir Traboulsi, Ph.D., P.Eng., Fellow Life Member ASHRAE, is currently a senior lecturer at the American University of Beirut and has taught a variety of subjects including building services technical courses, MEP design of green buildings, HVAC design courses, thermodynamics, operations research, the engineering economy, and engineering ethics. Dr. Traboulsi is the founder and was the president of the Lebanese chapter of ASHRAE, as well as director regional chair and director at large for ASHRAE. He also served as co-founder and former president of the Lebanon Green Building Council. He has worked extensively with UN agencies as a consultant and has presented lectures worldwide. Dr. Traboulsi is the author of numerous publications and is the recipient of both the ASHRAE Distinguished Service Award and the ASHRAE Exceptional Service Award.


    Joel Primeau-150x180.jpg

    Joel Primeau, Eng., ASHRAE Member, HBDP, LEED® AP

    Joel Primeau is a sales engineer with over 27 years of HVAC experience. He has lead and assisted teams of engineers and technicians in the design and construction of high-performance, sustainable facilities.

    Joel’s experience spans a wide range of engineering design and construction projects. His expertise is in the design of high-efficiency HVAC systems that enhance indoor air quality and comfort.

    Joel frequently trains engineers, architects and facility managers on the design process, central heating and chilling plant optimization, high-performance HVAC systems, and heat recovery applications.

    Joel is a Licensed Professional Engineer, ASHRAE Certified High-Performance Building Design Professional (HBDP), and a LEED® Accredited Professional. He earned a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Military College in Kingston, Canada. After a brief career as an army engineer, Joel has since worked in the HVAC industry in consulting, facilities management and technical sales.

  • Location

    Training Location:
    Centurion Central
    1284 South Street
    Centurion, South Africa

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