Will Give the Standard More of an International View
December 29, 2014
New proposed climate data could make the ASHRAE/IES energy standard more applicable for global use. Addendum w is one of 10 proposed addenda to ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, open for public comment.
More Time and Energy Is Spent in Residential Environments Than Any Other Environment
December 17, 2014
Guidance to help ensure that homes are energy efficient and have good indoor environmental quality will be featured in several Technical Program sessions at the 2015 ASHRAE Winter Conference, Jan. 24-28, in Chicago.
New requirements to further reduce energy and environmental impacts of buildings are contained in the 2014 version of the green building standard from ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).
Conference Takes Place Jan. 24-28 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago
November 21, 2014
With five new tracks, and more than 100 sessions and 400 speakers, ASHRAE said the Technical Program for its 2015 Winter Conference will be “going big” to present attendees with relevant and timely HVACR information.
Research Shows Residential Sector Is of Growing Importance
September 24, 2014
ASHRAE announced that it is exploring its role in the residential market, looking at how it can contribute most effectively to improve the performance of residential buildings. The organization released a report, “ASHRAE and the Residential Construction Market,” which contains a series of recommendations to the board of directors.
New P.E. Requirement Was Slated to Take Effect in 2020
September 10, 2014
A move by United States engineering and surveying licensing boards to remove a requirement for an additional 30 credit hours for obtaining licensure as a professional engineer has been met with approval by ASHRAE.
Move Will Coordinate Standard 189.1, International Green Construction Code, and LEED
September 4, 2014
ASHRAE, the International Code Council (ICC), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES), and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) agreed to collaborate on the development of Standard 189.1, the International Green Construction Code (IgCC), and the LEED green building program.