Major Revision Now Includes Climate Zone Maps for the Entire World
January 20, 2014
ASHRAE has announced its newly updated Standard 169, Climatic Data for Building Design Standards, which serves as a comprehensive source of climate data for those involved in building design, and provides a variety of climatic information for designing, planning, and sizing building energy systems and equipment.
Technical Experts to Cover Indoor Environmental Quality, Heat Pump Technology, Variable Frequency Technology, and More
January 17, 2014
ASHRAE announced that a forum to exchange technology and industry information is being held by ASHRAE, the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), and China Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Industry Association (CRAA) at the 2014 AHR Expo.
Revised Standard Includes Changes and Clarifications Dealing with Humidity, Ducted Returns, and More
January 9, 2014
ASHRAE has announced publication of a newly revised standard for ventilation of health care facilities, which helps designers by providing the minimum requirements for the design of ventilation systems to provide environmental control for comfort, as well as infection and odor control.
First Place Awards Will Be Presented at ASHRAE 2014 Winter Conference
December 16, 2013
ASHRAE has announced that a net zero facility, a historic building, a cheese factory, a residence, a college building, and an agriscience farm are being recognized with ASHRAE Technology Awards. These awards recognize outstanding achievements by members in the application of innovative building design.
Organization Is Part of Board of Advisors for Commercial Workforce Credentialing Council
December 4, 2013
ASHRAE has accepted an invitation from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to join an effort aimed at improving building performance through a better prepared workforce. The goal is to advance the skill sets of engineers and other professionals involved in building design, operation, and commissioning.
Coalition Provides Guidance and Support to High-Performance Buildings Caucus of Congress
November 8, 2013
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) announced that Dain Hansen, director of government relations for IAPMO, has been named co-chair of the High-Performance Building Congressional Caucus Coalition (HPBCCC).
Organizations to Work Together to Enhance the Ability of Both to Achieve Their Shared Goals
November 6, 2013
ASHRAE and the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to promote better IAQ in the built environment. The agreement was signed during ASHRAE’s IAQ 2013 Conference held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.