The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Learning Institute has released the schedule for its Spring 2010 Online Course Series.

Fourteen instructor-led seminars will be taught in real time, from 1-4 p.m. EDT, and feature interactive audio. Three professional-development hours or American Institute of Architects learning units or 0.3 continuing-education unit will be available for each course.

The courses are:

  • March 15: Understanding Standard 189.1 for High-Performance, Green Buildings.

  • March 22: Humidity Control: Basic Principles, Loads and Equipment.

  • March 24: Humidity Control: Applications, Control Levels and Mold Avoidance.

  • March 29: Introduction to Green Buildings and Sustainable Construction.

  • March 31: The Commissioning Process and Guideline 0.

  • April 7: Introduction to Thermal Energy Storage Systems for A/C.

  • April 12: Complying With Standard 90.1-2007: HVAC/Mechanical.

  • April 14: Energy Management in New and Existing Buildings: A Sustainable Activity.

  • April 19: Complying With Standard 90.1-2007: Envelope/Lighting.

  • April 26: Using Standard 90.1 to Meet LEED Requirements.

  • April 28: Introduction to Cleanroom Design.

  • May 3: District Cooling and Heating Systems: Central Plants (co-instructor: HPAC Engineering Editorial Advisory Board member William P. Bahnfleth, PhD, PE).

  • May 5: Complying With Requirements of ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2007.

  • May 10: Understanding and Designing Dedicated Outside Air Systems (DOAS).

The cost of each course is $169 for ASHRAE members and $236 for non-members. For more information and to register, go to

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