ASHRAE Announces Course Offerings for 2019 Winter Conference

CodeWatcher ASHRAE conference

Conference offers new courses on net zero buildings, solar analysis and design, how to choose the right energy code, and how smart sustainable systems lead to improved resilience.

ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) will offer 20 courses during the 2019 ASHRAE Winter Conference & AHR Expo in Atlanta. The conference will be held Jan. 12-16, 2019.

“The demands placed on buildings professionals and their teams mean that maintaining a high level of knowledge is essential to keep up with the technological advances within our industry,” says 2018-19 ASHRAE President Sheila J. Hayter. “ALI courses provide in-depth, high-quality technical training, giving professionals the tools needed to create a healthier, more energy efficient built environment.”

ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) will offer five full-day seminars and 15 half-day courses between Saturday, Jan. 12 and Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 during the conference.

New ALI courses include:

  • “Advanced Designs for Net Zero Buildings”
  • “Solar PV & Thermal System Analysis and Design”
  • “Thermal Energy Storage Systems for Air Conditioning”
  • “Choosing the Right Energy Code for your Project – IECC 2018 or ASHRAE 90.1-2016”; and
  • “How Smart, Efficient, Sustainable Systems Lead to Improved Resilience”

All courses are led by experienced professionals to provide real-world engineering guidance. The complete conference course schedule is as follows:

Jan. 12

“Commercial Building Energy Audits” (6 Hour),
Jim Kelsey, P.E., Member ASHRAE, BEAP, LEED AP

“Effective Energy Management in New and Existing Buildings” (6 Hour),
Richard Pearson, P.E., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE

“Operations and Maintenance of High-Performance Buildings” (6 Hour),
Laurie Gilmer, P.E., Member ASHRAE, LEED AP

Jan. 13

“Advanced Designs for Net Zero Buildings” (3 Hour),
Peter Simmonds, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE
Charles Eley, P.E., AIA, Member ASHRAE, CEM, BEMP, LEED AP

“Air-to-Air Energy Recovery Applications: Best Practices” (3 Hour),
Paul Pieper, P.Eng., Member ASHRAE

“Latest in High-Performance Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS)” (3 Hour),
Art Hallstrom, P.E., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, BEMP

“Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems: Design and Application” (3 Hour),
Paul Doppel, Member ASHRAE
Jocelyn Léger, P.Eng., Member ASHRAE, CEM, LEED AP

Jan. 14

“Humidity Control I: Design Tips and Traps” (3 Hour),
Mark Nunnelly, P.E., Member ASHRAE, CxA, LEED AP

“Solar PV & Thermal System Analysis and Design” (3 Hour),
Khalid Nagidi, Member ASHRAE, LEED AP; Svein Morner, Ph.D., Member ASHRAE

Thermal Energy Storage Systems for Air Conditioning (3 Hour),
Doug Reindl, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow ASHRAE

Understanding and Designing Chilled-Beam Systems (3 Hour),
Ken Loudermilk, P.E., Member ASHRAE

ASHRAE Guideline 0: The Commissioning Process (3 Hour),
Walter Grondzik, P.E., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, LEED AP

Design of Affordable and Efficient Ground-Source Heat Pumps Systems (3 Hour),
Steve Kavanaugh, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE

Designing and Operating High-Performing Healthcare HVAC Systems (3 Hour),
Dan Koenigshofer, P.E., Member ASHRAE, HFDP, MSPH

Humidity Control II: Real-World Problems and Solutions (3 Hour),
Lew Harriman, Fellow ASHRAE

Jan. 15

Choosing the Right Energy Code for your Project—IECC 2018 or ASHRAE 90.1-2016 (6 Hour)
McHenry (Mack) Wallace, P.E., Member ASHRAE, LEED AP

Commissioning Process in New and Existing Buildings (6 Hour),
Rick Casault, P.E., Member ASHRAE

Avoiding IAQ Problems (3 Hour),
Hoy Bohanon, P.E., Member ASHRAE, BEAP, LEED AP

How Smart, Efficient, Sustainable Systems Lead to Improved Resilience (3 Hour),
Tom Lawrence, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, LEED AP
Dru Crawley, Ph.D., AIA, Fellow ASHRAE, BEMP

High-Performance Building Design: Applications and Future Trends (3 Hour),
Tom Lawrence, Ph.D., P.E., Member ASHRAE, LEED AP; Dru Crawley, Ph.D., AIA, Fellow ASHRAE, BEMP

All courses are open for registration and are eligible for Professional Development Hours (PDHs) or Continuing Education Credits (CEUs). ASHRAE recommends participants check with their specific State Board for PDH and/or CEU requirements.

For more information and to register for the ASHRAE Learning Institute course offerings, click here.