The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has announced a newly published guideline, ASHRAE Guideline 32-2012, Sustainable, High Performance Operation and Maintenance, that the organization says provides guidance on optimizing the operation and maintenance of buildings.
The IFMA Foundation has announced the release of U.S. Government Policy Impacts and Opportunities for Facility Management, a free publication that the organization says offers a comprehensive, practical approach to making sustainability improvements to public- and private-sector facilities based on government guidelines.
The National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) recently published the “Commissioning of Commercial Refrigeration Systems Guideline,” which was developed in collaboration with the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES).
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has released an updated guidance on building energy audits. The second edition of Procedures for Commercial Building Energy Audits promotes best practices, provides how-to’s, and fills a void in available information, said ASHRAE.
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) announced a new whitepaper, available for free download, which provides a vendor-neutral thermal guideline for liquid cooled data processing environments.
The Department of Energy (DOE) is in the midst of creating guidelines that could become the standard to which contractors must be certified to do work involving federal funds. However, a coalition of industry organizations says the guidelines are flawed.