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Building Sustainability with Robert Bean - ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer

One would then think that all design ought to begin with the physiological and psychological needs of the occupants. However in the real world most energy efficiency programs focus exclusively on enclosures and equipment and have superficial IEQ requirements.

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Building Sustainability with Robert Bean - ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer

Time & Location

May 03, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Dartmouth, 15 Spectacle Lake Dr, Dartmouth, NS B3B 1X7, Canada

About the Event

WHAT SHOULD DRIVE THE SUSTAINABILITY BUS – INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY OR ENERGY?

About this event

Efficiency programs seem to ignore the fact that the only reason why society uses energy in buildings is to condition people and generate domestic hot water. One would then think that all design ought to begin with the physiological and psychological needs of the occupants. However in the real world most energy efficiency programs focus exclusively on enclosures and equipment and have superficial IEQ requirements.

The hope is that the assembled systems will deliver the desired indoor climate with the modeled energy. The flaws in this approach are demonstrated in the poor results from thousands of post occupancy evaluations.

Following this workshop, participants will learn the human sciences behind thermal comfort and air quality and how energy and exergy efficiency is the natural outcome from engineering the indoor environment using human factor design tools.

Robert Bean - ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer -

Robert Bean is director of www.healthyheating.com, and founder of Indoor Climate Consultants Inc. He is a retired engineering technology professional who specialized in the design of indoor environments and high-performance building systems.

Bean is an ASHRAE Fellow and ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer, recipient of the Lou Flagg Award, Distinguished Service Award and instructor for the ASHRAE Learning Institute. He has authored many papers, articles and course curriculums and serves on numerous technical committees related to indoor environmental quality, building and energy systems.

AGENDA:

11:45 - Doors Open

12:00 - Welcome and Announcements

12:05 - Delicious Lunch and Networking

12:30 - Presentation Begins and Virtual Portion

1:15 - 1:30 - Q&A and more Networking

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