Posts Tagged ‘ASHRAE’

What Is Energy Use Intensity? ASHRAE Seeks To Define, Educate

What Is Energy Use Intensity? ASHRAE Seeks To Define, Educate

While the importance of building energy performance metrics to reduce energy use is accepted worldwide, there is no single generally accepted definition of that metric. Consequently, ASHRAE is working to define one clear, logical metric to move the building industry toward producing net zero energy buildings by...Read More...

ASHRAE Launches New Student Engineering Challenge

ASHRAE Launches New Student Engineering Challenge

A new student design competition from ASHRAE is focused on taking advantage of today’s technology to provide simple, affordable solutions that benefit people around the...Read More...

ASHRAE Updates Datacom Power Book

ASHRAE Updates Datacom Power Book

Trends for individual components supplement the previous trend information, providing an understanding of the forces driving overall information technology equipment (ITE) power...Read More...

Proposed Revisions to Energy Standard for Existing Buildings Open for Public Comment

Proposed Revisions to Energy Standard for Existing Buildings Open for Public Comment

The standard was first published in 1981, and the need for its requirements has grown as more attention is paid to improving energy in current building stock. Public input to the proposed changes is being sought from May 4 until June...Read More...

ICC Announces Availability of New Green Building Code

ICC Announces Availability of New Green Building Code

The International Green Construction Code has been designed and released as the path to safe, sustainable, economical...Read More...

Public Input Sought on Alternative to ASHRAE Standard 62.1 Procedure Proposed

Public Input Sought on Alternative to ASHRAE Standard 62.1 Procedure Proposed

A proposed change to the ventilation rate procedure in ASHRAE’s indoor air quality standard is open for review after changes were made based on public input last...Read More...

Celebrate National Engineers Week

Celebrate National Engineers Week

National Engineers Week (February 19-25) celebrates the contributions that engineers make to our society and encourages engineering as a career path among young students by promoting pre-college literacy in math and...Read More...

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HVAC Trends: Down The Line

Achieving optimal HVAC performance depends on all stakeholders in a facility's life...Read More...

ASHRAE Announces Technology Awards

ASHRAE Announces Technology Awards

Five of the top six winning projects of the 2011 ASHRAE Technology Awards are located in Canada; the lone U.S. facility is in Kansas City, MO. These ASHRAE awards recognize outstanding achievements by members who have successfully applied innovative building design. Winning projects are selected from entries earning regional awards. Following are summaries of the winning projects. Mountain Equipment Co-op Roland...Read More...

ASHRAE Presidential Member Bellenger Remembered

ASHRAE Presidential Member Bellenger Remembered

Immediate past ASHRAE President Lynn G. Bellenger, who served as the first woman president in the Society’s 116 year history, passed away Wednesday, October...Read More...