Thermal Comfort and Air Movement with HVLS Fans

Thermal Comfort and Air Movement with HVLS Fans

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In this course, we explore how HVLS Fans can contribute to thermal comfort, energy savings, and LEED v4.1. Our team explores the basics of ASHRAE Standard 55 requirements in LEED v4.1 BD+C. We discuss how air movement can assist with meeting the indoor air quality performance and energy performance requirements in LEED. Finally, we review how HVLS Fans can provide additional benefits for green building projects.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Identify the factors that affect thermal comfort and the basics of ASHRAE Standard 55 requirements in LEED v4.1 BD+C
  2. Discuss how air movement can assist with meeting the indoor air quality performance and energy performance requirements in LEED v4.1 BD+C and v4.1 O+M
  3. Explain the use of elevated air speed for increased air distribution efficiency and energy savings within conditioned and unconditioned spaces
  4. Understand stratification and the significant energy saving potential from destratifying a large open space
  5. Describe the additional design benefits of using fans in Green Building projects
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(26) Electrical
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
AIA Course Number: 
GBF26C
GBCI Course ID: 
0920020652
RCEP Course Number: 
158870
Delivery Format: 
Narrated Video
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion