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HVAC Design Training (MENA) Riyadh October 2019

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HVAC Design Training: Levels I and II Riyadh October 2019

  • 13 Oct 2019 – 17 Oct 2019
  • Riyadh, KSA
    Level I: 13-15 October 2019
    Level II: 15-17 October 2019


Course Description

Riyadh | October 13 – 17, 2019

ASHRAE offers HVAC Design: Level I – Essentials October 13 – 15, 2019 and HVAC Design: Level II – Applications October 16 – 17, 2019 in Riyadh, KSA.


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  • Level I

    HVAC Design: Level I – Essentials

    The ASHRAE Global Training Center for Building Excellence is organizing a three-day HVAC Design Essentials training to provide intensive, practical training for HVAC designers and others involved in the delivery of HVAC services in the MENA region. In three days, gain real-world practical design skills and knowledge that can be put to immediate use in designing and maintaining HVAC systems. Developed by industry-leading professionals selected by ASHRAE and customized for the Middle East, the training provides the fundamental and technical aspects of designing and maintaining HVAC systems.
    The training provides the fundamental and technical aspects of designing and maintaining HVAC systems, including:

    Load Calculations
    HVAC Systems and Components

    Outdoor Air Ventilation Volumes and Control
    Air Side and Hydronic Systems
    Humidification/De-humidification Components

  • Level II

    HVAC Design: Level II – Applications

    Gain advanced instruction on HVAC system designs for experienced HVAC designers or those who have completed the HVAC Design Essentials (MENA) training. This two-day training provides complex information about designing, installing, and maintaining HVAC systems, resulting in skills that can be put to immediate use. Gain an in-depth understanding of ASHRAE Standards 55, 62.1, 90.1, and ASHRAE’s Advanced Energy Design Guides.

  • Instructors

    Instructor for Level I only

    Hesham Safwat, Ph.D., Member ASHRAE, has years of experience in the industry and in applied engineering science. His expertise includes sustainability practices and green buildings, especially with geothermal ground-source heat pumps and energy and atmosphere concerns for LEED for Middle Eastern commercial projects. Previous to joining the British University in Egypt in 2014 as lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Hesham served as both instructor and a technical manager for Miraco Carrier where he was responsible for chillers, air handing units, fan coil selection, and pricing. Dr. Hesham has extensive knowledge in HVAC design and energy modeling, HAP LEED courses, and high-performance building, ASHRAE Standard 62.1, and ASHRAE Standard 90.1.

    Instructor for Level I and II

    Samir Traboulsi, Ph.D., P.Eng., Fellow Life Member ASHRAE, is currently a senior lecturer at the American University of Beirut and has taught a variety of subjects including building services technical courses, MEP design of green buildings, HVAC design courses, thermodynamics, operations research, the engineering economy, and engineering ethics. Dr. Traboulsi is the founder and was the president of the Lebanese chapter of ASHRAE, as well as director regional chair and director at large for ASHRAE. He also served as co-founder and former president of the Lebanon Green Building Council. He has worked extensively with UN agencies as a consultant and has presented lectures worldwide. Dr. Traboulsi is the author of numerous publications and is the recipient of both the ASHRAE Distinguished Service Award and the ASHRAE Exceptional Service Award.

    Instructor for Level I and II

    Hassan Younes, Member ASHRAE, BEAP, BEMP, HBDP, CPMP, HFDP, OPMP is a technical director and partner at Griffin Consultants. He has extensive experience in the fields of design, sustainability, commissioning, project execution and management, energy efficiency, and value engineering. He holds all ASHRAE certifications and is a certified energy manager, a certified measurement and verification professional, and a LEED-accredited professional. Hassan is a Grassroots Government Advocacy Committee (GGAC) member in the ASHRAE Region-at-Large, as well as a GGAC chair in the UAE local chapter.  He was awarded the Middle East Energy Professional of the Year award in 2015 by AEE, Middle East Young Engineer of the Year 2010, and was part of the Griffin Consultant’s team awarded the Energy Consultant of the Year 2017 award by Retrofit Tech and the Middle East Boutique Consultancy of the Year 2014 award.