Building Operation & Energy Efficiency
Identifying Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Major Renovations
Thursday, February 16, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST
Learn how to develop a plan for energy efficient renovation
Understand what information is needed to generate an energy efficiency plan
Learn how to build the financial case for the renovation
Integration of “Energy Modeling” in the Design of High Performance Buildings
Thursday, February 16, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CST
Understand what is Energy Modeling and learn about its benefits
Present Energy Modeling tools available in the market today
Learn how to integrate Energy Modeling in the design process
High Efficiency Building Design Standards
Friday, February 17, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST
Learn about what standards exists today for efficient building design
Recognize the difference between prescriptive and performance standards
Learn the specifics of different building standards
Learn how to apply these standards to everyday design
Commissioning and Operation of High Performance Buildings
Friday, February 17, 2017, 1:00 – 3:00 PM CST
Explain commissioning and its process
Discuss the benefits of commissioning
Explore codes requiring commissioning
Understand code requirements for commissioning
Understand how to maintain the efficiency of the building
Learn about common challenges to maintaining building operation
Introduce ongoing commissioning
Discuss the process of measurement and verification
All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.
Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.
Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.
GoToWebinar system requirements:
Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10
Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
Chrome v34+, Firefox v34+, Internet Explorer 8+, Microsoft Edge, Safari v6+
Internet connection: Minimum of 1Mbps Hardware: 2GB RAM or more
6.5 HSW Contact Hours
Continuing Education Credit Information
HalfMoon Education is an American Institute of Architects-approved continuing education sponsor (No. J885), is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida, and is deemed an approved sponsor for architects in New York. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. Check each webinar for the number of contact hours available.HalfMoon Education is an approved engineer continuing education provider in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. These webinars offer engineer continuing education credit in all states. Check each course listing for the number of PDHs available. Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events, certificates of completion will be provided, and LUs will be reported to the AIA. Please see individual course listings for credit approval.
Mohamed El-SayedEA Energy Solutions, LLC
Mr. El-Sayed is a principal at EA Energy Solutions, LLC. In this capacity, he is responsible for fulfilling the client delivery obligations associated with the energy solutions services portfolio. These services support EA Energy’s clients and national account customers by ensuring optimal energy efficiency in new construction projects, renovations and existing buildings alike. Since 2009, Mr. El-Sayed has provided leadership in the field of Energy Efficiency for multiple organizations and have served clients in the retail, healthcare, education, warehousing and transportation, and civic market segments. In these roles, he managed projects that resulted in Ohio and Indiana’s first LEED Platinum commercial buildings and Ohio’s first LEED Platinum school. In addition to his operational experience, Mr. El-Sayed is active in the USGBC’s Central Ohio Chapter as well as several other professional affiliations. He earned a Master’s degree in Environmental Health and Safety from the University of Cincinnati and an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Zagazig University.