AIRAH’s online course Sustainability and HVAC Design is now open for registrations. The course covers the impact of climate change on new and existing buildings and explores design solutions that meet zero-carbon building objectives. It runs from March 11 to July 26.

This course will be of value to today’s energy conscious designer. Key topics include:

  • The sustainable building
  • Adapting to climate change
  • Energy consumption
  • Embodied energy
  • Energy sources
  • Building envelope, orientation and shading
  • Insulation and glazing
  • Lighting
  • Passive heating and cooling
  • Mechanical efficiencies
  • Alternative HVAC systems
  • Design strategies
  • Existing buildings
  • Building Information Modelling
  • Performance and operation strategies
  • Business cases

For more information visit the course page.