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Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems: Design & Applications (MENA)

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Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems: Design & Applications (MENA)

  • 21 Nov 2019
  • Kuwait City, Kuwait

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Course Description

Kuwait City | 21 November, 2019

This course provides an overview of variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology, including equipment and system types, heating/cooling operation, heat recovery, and the benefits of VRF systems. Also described is the VRF design process, including load profile analysis, unit sizing, ventilation air strategy, refrigerant piping design, and system monitoring/controls. Refrigerant safety considerations are explained, including a discussion of ASHRAE Standards 15 and 34. The course concludes with a focus on human comfort and sustainable design featuring example buildings, ventilation systems, and VRF system layouts.


Course Instructor:

Hesham Safwat, Ph.D., Member ASHRAE, has years of experience in the industry and in applied engineering science. His expertise includes sustainability practices and green buildings, especially with geothermal ground-source heat pumps and energy and atmosphere concerns for LEED for Middle Eastern commercial projects. Previous to joining the British University in Egypt in 2014 as lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Hesham served as both instructor and a technical manager for Miraco Carrier where he was responsible for chillers, air handing units, fan coil selection, and pricing. Dr. Hesham has extensive knowledge in HVAC design and energy modeling, HAP LEED courses, and high-performance building, ASHRAE Standard 62.1, and ASHRAE Standard 90.1.

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