AEDG Small Retail Buildings: Design Strategies and Recommendations






This course provides an introduction to the Advanced Energy Design Guide for Small Retail Buildings, and its scope and benefits. It introduces the five stages of the AEDG integrated process and the activities associated with each stage. Design recommendations, in accordance with the climate zone, are also present in this course. Upon completion of this lesson you will understand: Identify the purpose of the guide; Explain the scope of AEDG and the advantages of following AEDG principles and design process; Explain the overall process for designing, constructing, and operating energy-efficient buildings; Describe each stage of the AEDG design process and the corresponding activities; List responsibilities of various personnel in each AEDG design stage; List the energy goals and strategies for designing small retail buildings; Identify the eight climate zones defined by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the design recommendations for each of the eight zones. (I-P), 1.0 PDH. This course is approved by AIA and GBCI. It can be subscribed to independently, as a part of the Sustainability Course Package, or Advanced Technologies eLibrary.