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ASHRAE - Advanced Energy Design for Small Retail Buildings New

Course Description

The Advanced Energy Design for Small Retail Buildings course is a thorough study of the design concepts, strategies, and recommendations suited to the energy requirements of small retail buildings.

  • PDH: 8

Designed for:
Contractors and designers who createretail buildings up to 20,000 square feet
After completing this course, you will understand:.

  • Design strategies and recommendations made by the Advanced Energy Design Guide for Small Retail Buildings.
  • Techniques and how – to tips for the implementation of the Advanced Energy Design Guide for Small Retail Buildings principles.

Course description.

  • On – demand, interactive course of 7 modules (“short courses”)
  • Online course reader with easy – to – print PDF files
  • Online self – assessment

Course Topics

  • Design Strategies and Recommendations 1
  • Quality Assurance 1
  • Building Envelope 1.5
  • Lighting 1.5
  • HVAC Equipment and Systems 1
  • Service Water Heating and Bonus Savings 1
  • Examples and Case Studies 1

Every module includes:
Reading assignment.

  • Learning activities
  • Lesson summary
  • Module exam

Learning Objectives:
The 7 online courses help you to understand.

    • Different stages and benefits of the AEDG design process
    • Activities that constitute each AEDG design stage
    • Responsibilities of various personnel in each AEDG design stage
    • Energy goals and strategies for designing small retail buildings
    • Eight climate zones defined by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the design recommendations for each of the zones
    • Importance of quality assurance in meeting the performance goals established for small retail buildings
    • Good design practices for the quality assurance process
    • Suggested commissioning scope for small retail buildings
    • Good design practices, available options, and cautions for:
    • Opaque and vertical glazing envelope
    • Daylighting
    • Interior and exterior lighting
    • HVAC equipment and systems
    • Service water heating systems
    • Plug Load equipment



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