86 percent of exhibitors are confident about their business prospects in 2016
January 25, 2016
According to the survey, 86 percent of exhibitors are confident about their business prospects in 2016, with 14 percent answering “excellent” and 62 percent selecting “good.” Only 14 percent rated conditions poor or offered no opinion.
Fund Honors Kirk Mescher, an engineer who specialized in HVAC
December 14, 2015
The scholarship award is designed to assist teaching faculty interested in developing course material on GSHP or otherwise providing geothermal heat pump information to students; students interested in a career in HVAC and interested in attending an ASHRAE conference or course addressing GSHP; and practicing engineers, teaching faculty, or students who have an idea for an elegant way to achieve greater energy efficiency.
The projects will be shared at the 2016 ASHRAE Winter Conference
December 7, 2015
The 2015 Design Competition focused on a three-story classroom and office building in Doha, Qatar, while its Applied Engineering Challenge asked students to design a collapsible, portable, conditioned shelter for treatment of heat-illness victims.
Based on ASHRAE’s Humidity Control Design Guide for Commercial and Institutional Buildings, the course includes an in-depth discussion of moisture load calculations and how humidity control can be added to HVAC designs for seven different types of commercial buildings.
Agreement outlines each organization’s role in the development, maintenance of code
August 10, 2015
The code, scheduled to be released in 2018, will be powered by ANSI/ASHRAE/ICC/IES/USGBC Standard 189.1, “Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings.”
Memorandum vows to promote, support the use of Standard 90.1 and other relevant standards
July 20, 2015
The agreement furthers their long-term relationship by working cooperatively to improve the efficient use of energy, improve the visible and widespread use of renewable energy sources, and minimize the impact of energy use on the environment.
IAQA to Become Part of ASHRAE, Will Maintain Brand and Board of Directors
February 23, 2015
A consolidation between ASHRAE and the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) has been finalized by both organizations. The consolidation was approved by the boards of directors for ASHRAE and IAQA at ASHRAE’s 2015 Winter Conference in Chicago.