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.
ASHRAE has announced that a proposed energy standard specifically aimed at energy use in data centers and telecommunications buildings is open for public comment. ASHRAE Standard 90.4P, Energy Standard for Data Centers and Telecommunications Buildings, is open for its first public review until March 30, 2015.
ASHRAE is committed to improving the efficiency of the built environment. That commitment is best exhibited through ASHRAE’s standards, which, through constant improvement, continue to raise the bar for building efficiency.
Provides Authoritative Guide on Successfully Applying Active and Passive Beam Technology
February 13, 2015
ASHRAE and the Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Associations (REHVA) have published guidance on designing chilled beam systems. The Active and Passive Beam Application Design Guide is a collaboration developed to give system designers a current, authoritative guide.
Conference Addresses How to Do Certain Aspects of Energy and Building Simulation
January 22, 2015
ASHRAE has announced that its next “Energy Modeling Conference: Tools for Designing High Performance Buildings” will take place Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, 2015, in Atlanta. The organization is currently seeking presenters.