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Ryan MacGillivray

posted Apr 1, 2014, 1:06 PM by ASHRAE Saskatoon
April 2014

New eLearning Courses: 2 hour, on-line course, $42 for 12-month access ($50 for non-members)
 - Standard 189.1-2011—Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
 - Humidity Control Design: Basic Principles, Loads and Equipment
 - Building Information Modeling (BIM) 
 - Standard 189.1-2011 for High Performance Green Buildings – Energy Efficiency

DId you know that there are currently over 130 individual courses, 18 course packages and 6 more Libraries?  These can offer Continuing Education Credits between 2 hours and 320 hours, all at your our pace.

There are also the Fundamentals Courses for self-directed learning, or let the Board know, and we can offer a course for a group. ( https://www.ashrae.org/education--certification/self-directed-or-group-learning )
Topics include:
 - Air System Design
 - Building Operation, Maintenance, and Management
 - Heating and Cooling Loads
 - Heating Systems
 - Refrigeration
 - Steam System Design
 - Thermodynamics
 - Water System Design

·April 17, 2014, Webcast - FREE!:  Buildings in Balance: IEQ and Energy Efficiency.  Registration now open at www.ashrae.org/ieqwebcast. There is no fee for registration. 
·ASHRAE Learning Institute HVAC Design Training Sessions:
o   Level I – Essentials                   Level II – Applications:
§  June 9-11, 2014 – Atlanta      June 12-13, 2014 – Atlanta
·Technology Awards:
o Do you have an award winning project, wtih at least one year of operational data?  Please fill in teh ASHRAE Technology award application and return to me by April 15th.
·ASHRAE GreenGuide: Design, Construction, and Operation of Sustainable Buildings, 4th Edition is now released, with updated information on IEQ.
·Society Conferences:
o   April 7-8, 2014, High Performance Buildings Conference, San Francisco, CA
o   April 24-25, 2014, Efficient, High Performance Buildings for Developing Economies, Manila, Philippines.
o   June 28-July 2, 2014, ASHRAE Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.
o   September 10-12, 2014, ASHRAE / IBPSA-USA Building Simulation Conference, Atlanta, GA.
o   October 2-3, 2014, ASHRAE, International Conference on Efficient Building Design: Materials and HVAC Equipment Technologies, Beirut, Lebanon.
o   January 26-28, 2015, ASHRAE Winter meeting / AHR Show, Chicago, IL.
o   June 2015, ASHRAE Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.
o   January 25-27, 2016, ASHRAE Winter meeting / AHR Show, Orlando, FL.
o   June 2016, ASHRAE Annual Conference, St. Louis, MI.
o   January 30 - Feb. 1, 2017 ASHRAE Winter meeting / AHR Show, Las Vegas, NV
o   January 22-24, 2018, ASHRAE Winter meeting / AHR Show, Chicago, IL.

Other CTT information:
The ASHRAE Indoor Air Quality Guide is available for free download at www.ashrae.org/FreeIAQGuidance.
The Indoor Air Quality Guide: Best Practices for Design, Construction and Commissioning provides strategies to achieve good IAQ using proven technologies and without significantly increasing costs.

Advanced Energy Design Guides:  More than 500,000 copies have been purchased or downloaded for free at http://www.ashrae.org/freeaedg.  Do you have your copy?
Ryan MacGillivray
ASHRAE Saskatoon
CTTc Chair