Posts Tagged ‘ASHRAE’

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...

What’s Your Building EQ?

What’s Your Building EQ?

Engineers across the country have begun assessing the energy use of selected buildings as part of a pilot program designed to encourage the building industry to cut energy use and...Read More...

IGCC Hearings Slated for August; Comments Due 5/14/10

IGCC Hearings Slated for August; Comments Due 5/14/10

Public comments, which can be submitted until this Friday, May 14, will serve as the agenda for the...Read More...

Energy Efficiency Spending Rebounds

Energy Efficiency Spending Rebounds

A survey of more than 1,400 North American executives and managers responsible for making investments and managing energy in commercial buildings found that planned investment in energy efficiency is expected to rebound in...Read More...

BACnet Adds Language Options

BACnet Adds Language Options

BACnet approved final publication of eight addenda to the ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 135, A Data Communication Protocol for Building Automation and Control Networks. BACnet has also embraced UTF-8, which will fully takes advantage of its compatibility with the existing ANSI/ASCII character...Read More...

ASHRAE Publishes Update to Principles of HVAC

ASHRAE Publishes Update to Principles of HVAC

The new resource contains the most current ASHRAE procedures and definitive, yet easy to understand, treatment of building HVAC systems, from basic principles through design and...Read More...

Standard 189.1 Code for High Performance Green Buildings

Standard 189.1 Code for High Performance Green Buildings

The goal of Standard 189.1 is to provide significant energy reduction over that in ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2007 (with a broader scope than Standard 90.1)and suggest minimum requirements for the siting, design, and construction of high performance, green...Read More...

AEDG for Small Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities

AEDG for Small Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities

This latest guide focuses on energy saving strategies for small healthcare facilities up to 90,000 square feet in size, including acute care facilities, outpatient surgery centers, critical access hospitals, and inpatient community...Read More...

ARRA Funds For State And Local Governments

ARRA Funds For State And Local Governments

In an effort to clarify how ARRA funding ties to state energy code adoption and enforcement, 14 organizations have developed an explanatory statement in order to clarify for state and local...Read More...

Building Energy Labeling Pilot Program Launched

Building Energy Labeling Pilot Program Launched

The Building Energy Quotient Program has been launched by ASHRAE along with building industry groups and government...Read More...