AEDG Small Retail Buildings: Design Strategies and Recommendations (I-P)

1.0 PDHs (AIA) (GBCI)

Training Level: Intermediate
Type: Individual Course

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.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

-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.

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.

Accessing the Course

Upon purchase of this course, you will receive an email from with instructions on how to access the course.


$55.00 - 12 Month Access

This course is also available in the ASHRAE Sustainability Course Package or Advanced Technologies eLibrary.

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