The Standard Applies to Plug-Load Type Electrical Equipment
May 25, 2015
Growing use of plug loads in buildings as well as insufficient data on how much energy they generate present a challenge to engineers in determining how to best cool a building. ASHRAE has announced a new standard that provides guidance to meet that challenge.
Conference Focuses on the Practical Application of High Performance Building Modeling
May 14, 2015
ASHRAE has announced the technical program for its “Energy Modeling Conference: Tools for Designing High Performance Buildings,” Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, 2015, in Atlanta, at the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center.
The Program Features Some 100 Sessions, with More Than 300 Presenters and 104 Paper Presentations
May 12, 2015
ASHRAE announced that the importance of building and system commissioning will be highlighted in the Technical Program at its 2015 Annual Conference, which takes place June 27-July 1, at the Atlanta Hilton in Atlanta.
In the evolving world of refrigerants, the HVACR industry is preparing for the inclusion of mildly flammable or flammable refrigerants in an increasing number of applications. But the expanded use of these refrigerants won’t happen overnight, as there is a multistep approval process they must undergo to be approved for new applications.
ASHRAE has published the Advanced Energy Design Guide for Grocery Stores, which focuses on grocery stores ranging in size from 25,000 to 65,000 square feet with medium- and low-temperature refrigerated cases and walk-ins.
Provides an Integrated Approach That Looks at the Building Holistically
April 16, 2015
To aid in energy efficient grocery store design that provides balance between refrigeration, food service, and HVAC, ASHRAE has announced the newly published Advanced Energy Design Guide for Grocery Stores, which focuses on grocery stores ranging in size from 25,000 to 65,000 square feet.
Document is the Companion Guideline to ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.2
April 10, 2015
ASHRAE announced that it is seeking public input into a proposed revision of its residential IAQ guideline. ASHRAE Guideline 24-2008, Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings, is the companion guideline to ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.2-2007, Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings.
The Book Provides Information to Configure the Most Efficient and Cost Effective Systems
March 16, 2015
ASHRAE has announced a newly published book, Geothermal Heating and Cooling: Design of Ground-Source Heat Pump Systems (GSHP). The publication is a complete revision of Ground-Source Heat Pumps: Design of Geothermal Systems for Commercial and Institutional Buildings, published in 1997.
New Course Reviews the Commissioning Requirements Embodied in Standard 202
March 6, 2015
ASHRAE has announced the addition of a new online course focused on requirements in its first commissioning standard. The course, “Commissioning Process and Standard 202,” taught by Walter Grondzik, P.E., is being held March 25, 2015. It is one of 12 ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) spring online courses being offered.