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Handbook Covers Refrigeration

New ASHRAE Publication Includes Updates
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The 2014 ASHRAE Handbook—Refrigeration, which covers refrigeration equipment and systems for applications other than human comfort, is now available for purchase. The 51 chapters include information on cooling, freezing, and storing food; industrial applications of refrigeration; and low-temperature refrigeration.


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Aug. 21, 2014: New Course on Demand Response Part of ASHRAE’s Fall Online Series

Peak Demand Management and Response Are Becoming More Important
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A new ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) course, Building Demand Response and the Coming Smart Grid, addresses new technologies and design concepts to help lead the way to how buildings and their systems will interact with the coming smart grid. The course is part of the ALI fall online series.


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Aug. 8, 2014: ASHRAE Announces Changes to ‘In Operation’ Rating for bEQ Program

New Methodology Provides Greater Uniformity for More Available Building Types
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To allow greater uniformity for building types seeking an In Operation rating under its Building Energy Quotient (bEQ) program, ASHRAE announced it is now using methodology from its standard for energy efficiency in existing buildings to calculate the rating.


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July 16, 2014: ASHRAE and IAQA to Combine

Merger Expected to Strengthen the Programs and Services of Both Organizations
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ASHRAE and the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) announced that they have agreed in principle to a merger, combining resources to improve IAQ in the built environment.


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July 14, 2014: New User’s Manual for ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 Published

The Manual Helps Users of the Standard Understand Its Principles and Requirements
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ASHRAE has announced that guidance on how to incorporate changes regarding the building envelope, mechanical systems, lighting, and the energy cost budget in the 2013 ASHRAE/IES energy standard is included in a new user’s manual.


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July 3, 2014: ASHRAE bEQ Program Qualifies for Florida Rating System under Energy Bill

The Provisions in the Bill Amend a 2013 Florida Law
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Under amended Florida legislation, ASHRAE’s building energy rating and labeling program known as Building Energy Quotient (bEQ) now qualifies as an energy rating option for buildings in the state of Florida.


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May 20, 2014: Organizations Announce Commitment to Promote Resilient Buildings

Design and Construction Industry Associations Issue Joint Statement on Resilience
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Leaders of the design and construction industry, including ASHRAE, have announced an agreement to incorporate resilience in planning, design, construction, and operational techniques to make the nation’s building infrastructure more safe and secure.


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April 14, 2014: ASHRAE, NAHB, ICC to Develop New Edition of National Green Building Standard

This Is Third Edition of the Standard and First Time That ASHRAE Has Partnered in Its Development
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ASHRAE, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and the International Code Council (ICC) have agreed to jointly develop the 2015 edition of the ICC/ASHRAE 700 National Green Building Standard. This is the third edition of the standard and the first time that ASHRAE has partnered in its development.


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April 11, 2014: Chicago Approves ASHRAE Certification as Credential for Energy Benchmarking

BEAP Certification Holders Can Provide Verification for Energy Benchmarking Ordinance
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The city of Chicago now recognizes ASHRAE’s Building Energy Assessment Professional (BEAP) certification as a data verifier credential under the city’s new Energy Benchmarking Ordinance.


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April 9, 2014: Revised ASHRAE Standard Helps Compare Building Energy Performance

Standard Supports Commonality in Reporting Performance
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ASHRAE has announced the availability of the newly revised ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 105-2014, Standard Methods of Determining, Expressing, and Comparing Building Energy Performance and Greenhouse Gas Emissions.


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EVENTS

2014 ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA Building Simulation Conference

9/10/14
Atlanta

ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA are convening this conference to improve the industry’s ability to accurately model building performance.

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Rajan Rajendran, newly appointed director of the Emerson Innovation Center, talks about the new $35 million facility and how it will function on the University of Dayton campus. Posted on Aug. 29.

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