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  • 08 Jan 2021
  • Education
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE Learning Institute Opens Registration for Spring Online Courses

Karen Buckley Washington

ATLANTA (January 8, 2021) – ASHRAE Learning Institute announced that registration is open for its 2021 Spring online instructor-led course series. The 16 online offerings, including eight new courses, run from January through June.

A new course, “Reopening Commercial Buildings: Evaluating Your HVAC System’s Readiness to Mitigate the Spread of SARS-CoV-2,” taking place on January 27, expounds the online ASHRAE COVID-19 details for reopening buildings and the Building Readiness Plan for HVAC systems. The course will help reiterate mitigation strategies available and understand specific buildings arrangements.

Health Impacts of Indoor Air Extraction, Ventilation, and Filtration – Same or Different, scheduled for February 17, covers the future design of forced air ventilation systems and the most cost-effective HVAC operational changes and system modifications to improve existing indoor environments in reducing the spread of viruses.

Hospital HVAC – Infection Mitigation, Comfort, Performance, scheduled for February 23, addresses the role of HVAC systems in helping to reduce Hospital Associated Infections (HAI), explaining airborne vs contact transmission. This course describes the why and how filtration, air patterns, air changes, dilution, temperature, humidity, UV and pressurization in hospital HVAC can either help or hinder efforts to reduce HAI. 

The following is the full schedule of online instructor-led course offerings:

26 Jan 2021 – NEW! COVID-19 and Buildings: Re-occupation after Lockdown
27 Jan 2021 – NEW! Reopening Commercial Buildings: Evaluating Your HVAC System’s Readiness to Mitigate the Spread of SARS-CoV-2
17 Feb 2021 – NEW! Health Impacts of Indoor Air Extraction, Ventilation, and Filtration – Same or Different?
23 Feb 2021 – UPDATED! Hospital HVAC – Infection Mitigation, Comfort, Performance
24 Feb 2021 – NEW! Evaluating Your HVAC System’s Readiness to Mitigate the Spread of SARS-CoV-2
2 Mar 2021 – UPDATED! Latest in High-Performance Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems
4 Mar 2021 – Humidity Control I: Design Tips and Traps
25 Mar 2021 – NEW! Save 40% by Complying with Standard 90.1-2019
6 Apr 2021 – Commercial Building Energy Audits – Part I
13 Apr 2021 – Commercial Building Energy Audits – Part II
20 Apr 2021 – UPDATED! Air-to-Air Energy Recovery Fundamentals
22 Apr 2021 – NEW! V in HVAC – What, Why, Where, How, and How Much
4 May 2021 – NEW! An Introduction to ASHRAE Existing Building Commissioning
11 May 2021 – UPDATED! Fundamentals of Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) for Air and Surface Disinfection
20 May 2021 – UPDATED! Introduction to BACnet®
1 Jun 2021 – Principles of Building Commissioning: ASHRAE Guideline 0 and Standard 202
8 Jun 2021 – NEW! Powering with Renewable Resources: Thermal Energy Storage

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Founded in 1894, ASHRAE is a global professional society committed to serve humanity by advancing the arts and sciences of heating ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration and their allied fields.

As an industry leader in research, standards writing, publishing, certification and continuing education, ASHRAE and its members are dedicated to promoting a healthy and sustainable built environment for all, through strategic partnerships with organizations in the HVAC&R community and across related industries.

The Society is showcasing integrated building solutions and sustainability in action through the opening of the ASHRAE Global Headquarters building in metro-Atlanta, Georgia. The state-of-the-art, high-performing net-zero-energy efficient global headquarters building is a destination venue for industry representatives, visiting from around the world, who are looking to experience cutting-edge engineering and architectural interventions.

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