Energy Efficiency - HVAC

Energy Efficiency - HVAC

Green Buildings & Sustainable Neighborhoods

Sara Jaber

Sara Jaber is a Senior Sustainability Engineer at EcoConsulting since 2011 working on BREEAM and LEED assessments, as well as other eco-building services including thermal modelling. Sara holds a MEng in Applied Energy and a BEng of Mechanical Engineering from the American University of Beirut. She is also a LEED Accredited Professional and a Certified Energy Manager. Sara participates as a Group Coordinator (for Indoor Environmental Quality) in the Technical Committee for the development of the standard for Building Environmental Performance with LIBNOR. Sara has been a lecturer on various workshops with EcoConsulting since 2013. She was also a speaker at the Built It Green Lebanon conference in 2015 to present the Criteria for Green Buildings in Lebanon. This year, Sara has been selected as a Future Energy Leader in the World Energy Council’s FELL18 program. In her free time, you will most likely find Sara in her kitchen cooking up a storm (follow her cooking adventures @kitchenonthe9th !), or hiking through the Lebanese mountains. She is an amateur wild herbs forager, learning the secrets of the trade from her mother.

Seminar Content


This seminar gives an overview of energy-efficient solutions and technologies used in buildings to reduce energy consumption in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems.

It will go over the principles of good HVAC design, HVAC controls and BMS, energy metering, choice of refrigerants, heat recovery with mechanical ventilation, heat pumps and commissioning.

The session will include interactive exercises as well as LEED Green Associate sample exam questions.

This seminar will equip you with the knowledge to improve energy consumption in HVAC systems through better design and looking for the right parameters.

August 13, 2021
11:00 am - 01:00 pm


1 Unit GB




Green Buildings & Sustainable Neighborhoods


Green Buildings & Sustainable Neighborhoods

Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Cities & Communities
Responsible Consumption & Production
Climate Action

Who is it for?

Engineers, Architects, Contractors, professionals or students with some background in HVAC systems.