Posts Tagged ‘ASHRAE’

IAQ Trends: Facility Management & The New Green Construction Code

IAQ Trends: Facility Management & The New Green Construction Code

This green building design and construction code will have an impact on indoor air quality for those who adopt...Read More...

ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007 Available as Free Download

ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007 Available as Free Download

Through a funding contract with the Department of Energy, copies of the I-P edition of ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2007, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, are being offered as a free downloadable PDF as of October 22,...Read More...

ASHRAE Publishes Updated Refrigerant Safety Standards

ASHRAE Publishes Updated Refrigerant Safety Standards

The 2010 editions of ASHRAE’s major refrigerants-related standards have been published as a package with 14 new refrigerant blends added....Read More...

Cooling Tower Study Results Released

Cooling Tower Study Results Released

New research supported by ASHRAE indicates that non-chemical devices (NCD) marketed to control the growth of biological agents may not materially reduce biological...Read More...

ASHRAE Competition Gives Students Practical Experience

ASHRAE Competition Gives Students Practical Experience

Engineering practices such as building information modeling (BIM), geothermal, and combined cooling, heating, and power were highlighted in the winning entries in the 2010 ASHRAE Student Design...Read More...

ASHRAE Prompts States To Meet Current Building Energy Codes

ASHRAE Prompts States To Meet Current Building Energy Codes

As of June 2010, the building codes of 14 states and four territories do not meet the requirements in 90.1-2007. A total of $5 million from the DOE is available to be awarded for up to 20...Read More...

ASHRAE, NEMA Partner on Smart Grid Model Standard

ASHRAE, NEMA Partner on Smart Grid Model Standard

The proposed standard will coordinate with work by the North American Energy Standards Board to develop a basic energy usage data model and create a facilities data model that provides additional energy usage data elements for commercial and industrial...Read More...

New 2010 ASHRAE Ventilation Standard Passed

New 2010 ASHRAE Ventilation Standard Passed

New requirements regarding natural ventilation, exhaust systems, and the IAQ Procedure are included in the newly published 2010 version of Standard 62.1....Read More...

ASHRAE President Recognized by Congressional Caucus Coalition

ASHRAE President Recognized by Congressional Caucus Coalition

Recognizing his lifetime commitment to sustainable building practices, ASHRAE President Gordon Holness has been recognized with the High Performance Building Congressional Caucus Coalition (HPBCCC)...Read More...

Protocols for Performance Measurement Offered by Leading Building Groups

Protocols for Performance Measurement Offered by Leading Building Groups

Protocols are developed at three levels for each of six performance categories: energy, water, thermal comfort, indoor air quality, lighting, and...Read More...