Looking to improve performance of federal and commercial buildings
October 4, 2016
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a joint request for information (RFI) for next-generation building technologies in support of their respective Green Proving Ground (GPG) and High Impact Technology (HIT) Catalyst programs.
Formerly known as the ASHRAE Energy Modeling Conference
August 11, 2016
The need for practical building modeling applications along with the need to transform the design approach to a collaborative process from a sequential process will be explored in an upcoming specialty conference organized by ASHRAE.
Building management system security is an important issue
May 23, 2016
The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Building Performance Conference and Exhibition was dominated by talks on building management system (BMS) security and the influence of occupant behavior on building performance.
The EEED is a web application that educates occupants about building performance
April 12, 2016
QA Graphics announced that it has launched an updated version of its Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard™ (EEED). In response to an industry shift away from plug-in applications, the new version uses HTML5 to build design features that allow for a better user experience with reduced security risks.
TruTech Tools Ltd., an online distributor of tools and test instruments for the HVAC and building performance markets, has announced a change in ownership. James C. and James L. Bergmann have stepped down and president and CEO, Bill Spohn, and vice president and sales manager, Eric Preston, are now the owners.
Contractor-Focused Conference to Be Presented by ACCA, BPI, and ACHR News
July 24, 2014
Registration is now open for the third annual Building Performance Forum, set for October 7-8, 2014, in Charlotte, North Carolina. The event will be presented by ACCA and the Building Performance Institute (BPI), in conjunction with media partner, the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration News.
Cloud-Based Software Enables the User to Monitor and Analyze Total Building Performance
July 2, 2014
The Siemens Building Technologies Division has launched Advantage Navigator, a software platform that the company said can track the long-term performance of a single facility or an entire portfolio of buildings.
ACCA Members Will Now Have Access to an Extensive Video Library
March 6, 2014
ACCA, an association of HVACR, hydronics, and building performance contractors, has announced the launch of a new Member Service Center at http://members.acca.org, which provides a collection of online training resources for contracting business owners and managers.