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Standard 189.1-2011 for High-Performance Green Buildings – Energy Efficiency

Focuses on Standard 189.1-2011's provisions for energy efficiency. 2.0 PDHs. (Dual)
Standard 189.1-2011 for High-Performance Green Buildings – Energy Efficiency Dual Units
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Describes Standard 189.1-2011's requirements, methods for how they would be implemented, and the items needed for compliance verification. Focus is on Section 7 Energy Efficiency and related portions within Section 10 Construction and Plans for Operation, and relevant Appendices.

At the completion of this course, the student will:

  • Understand the basis for on-site renewable energy contained in the mandatory and prescriptive path requirements.
  • Understand the exceptions allowed for including provisions for future renewable energy system installations and when purchase of green power is allowed.
  • Recognize the gains in overall average building energy efficiency in the U.S. with the adoption of newer energy efficiency requirements of Standard 90.1-2010 and Standard 189.1-2011.
  • Recognize the threshold levels for requiring automatic energy data monitoring of system-level energy consumption.
  • Describe the means for compliance with external shading requirements of fenestration.
  • Understand the various modifications made to HVAC requirements from Standard 90.1-2010.
  • Recognize the requirement for peak electrical power demand reductions.
  • Understand how interior lighting power density allowances are modified from Standard 90.1-2010.
  • Understand and recognize the procedure for demonstrating compliance.
  • Understand how energy efficiency issues are treated in the commissioning and the plans for operation building sections.

This course can be subscribed to individually or as a Standard 189.1: High Performance Green Building Design Course Package.
2.0 PDH
(Dual Units)

Training Type Individual Course
Training Level Professional Level
Subject Green Buildings
PDHs 2.0
Energy efficiency, Renewable energy, Fenestration
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