In an effort to provide Congress with appropriate guidance on the impact buildings have on our health, safety, and welfare, the HVAC industry has banded together to form the High-Performance Building Congressional Caucus Coalition (HPBCCC).
Conference Focuses on the Practical Application of High Performance Building Modeling
May 14, 2015
ASHRAE has announced the technical program for its “Energy Modeling Conference: Tools for Designing High Performance Buildings,” Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, 2015, in Atlanta, at the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center.
The Companies Said They Are Exploring Ways to Complement Each Other’s Strengths
February 4, 2015
Schneider Electric, a specialist in energy management, and Autodesk Inc., a leader in 3D design and engineering, have announced an agreement to collaborate to enhance current practices for building lifecycle management based on building information modeling (BIM).
New requirements to further reduce energy and environmental impacts of buildings are contained in the 2014 version of the green building standard from ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).
Moving Beyond Net Zero Building to the Impact of Europe and China on US Green Building
January 20, 2014
Portland/Seattle green builder Hammer & Hand unveiled its 10 predictions for the United States high performance building industry. Hammer & Hand’s Sam Hagerman said, “We see exciting developments coming in 2014.”
The energy efficiency of commercial buildings has improved over the last several decades, but the HVAC industry has only scratched the surface when it comes to squeezing the energy waste out of underperforming buildings.
Green seemed to be all the rage several years ago, both inside and out of the HVACR industry. But is it the buzzword it once was? In 2012, what does green mean for the HVACR industry and what are customers, especially commercial customers, seeking?
The National High Performance Building Conference is scheduled for Dec. 3-7, 2012 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The conference is in its fourth year as part of Ecobuild® America.