Will facilitate and accelerate the safe use of these refrigerants
June 9, 2016
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), ASHRAE, and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are collaborating to fund research that will establish a more robust fact base about the properties and use of flammable refrigerants.
The goal is to achieve DOE recognition by the summer of 2017
May 19, 2016
ASHRAE announced that revised requirements for its commissioning certification program will provide earners with recognition by United States government agencies for contracts requiring commissioning services.
Answers question of how energy efficient buildings can become if first cost is not considered
May 13, 2016
Application of 30 specific energy savings measures across all building types and climate zones resulted in cutting energy use by nearly half, according to results of newly approved research funded by ASHRAE.
Sets the bar for sustainable, high-performance residential construction
May 10, 2016
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced that the third edition of the ICC/ASHRAE 700-2015 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and is available for public use.
Nine proposed addenda to the standard are open for public review
May 5, 2016
Changes to the purpose and scope that reflect advances in green buildings over the last 10 years have been proposed to the green building standard from ASHRAE, the International Code Council (ICC), the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).
The 13th book in ASHRAE’s Datacom Series, IT Equipment Design Impact on Data Center Solutions, is now available. The book was developed by ASHRAE’s Technical Committee 9.9, Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centers, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment.
Course provides non-manufacturer-specific concepts on how to apply VRF systems
March 4, 2016
A new course, “Variable Refrigerant Flow System Design & Application,” is one of 11 offerings in ASHRAE’s Spring Online Course series. The course, scheduled for May 16, provides non-manufacturer-specific concepts on how to apply VRF systems to buildings.
Manual intended to help engineers, architects, and contractors understand and comply with the standard
February 11, 2016
ASHRAE has announced a newly published user’s manual that clarifies the intent and implementation of the ASHRAE/USGBC/IES green building standard by explaining its requirements and providing example applications.