Articles Tagged with ''High-Performance Buildings''

Better connected: ASHRAE 189.1 update improves ties to key standards

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Changes to help make buildings and systems more sustainable are part of the newly published version of the high-performance green building standard from ASHRAE, the USGBC, and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).


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Blue light special: ASHRAE guide points to 50% energy savings

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Latest installment targets medium-sized and big-box designs.


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Energy Efficiency Leaders Convening for EE Global in Orlando March 27 – 29

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The event will be co-hosted by the Alliance to Save Energy and its affiliated Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance.


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Reinforces value in submetering

Survey: building performance, tenant satisfaction higher in sustainable buildings

New findings unveiled from CBRE multi-year study with University of San Diego and McGraw-Hill construction
By Robert Beverly
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New findings unveiled from CBRE multi-year study with University of San Diego and McGraw-Hill construction.
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LonMark accepting nominations for Best Of The Year awards

The awards recognize projects, devices, visionary thinking, and more.
By Robert Beverly
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LonMark® International is now accepting nominations for the "Best of Year" awards program. LonMark International Awards recognize projects, products, individuals, and programs that are leading the industry in innovation and accomplishment.
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December BIM event coming to Washington

By Robert Beverly
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The National BIM Conference is concurrent with Ecobuild America and hosts a wide assortment of sessions.
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Large Scale Geothermal Heat Pump Systems

By Stephen Hamstra P.E., ASHRAE HBDP LEED AP,
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With the help of advances in intelligent controls and a shift in design mindset, these systems can steer buildings toward smaller equipment sizes and associated savings. Review three projects and consider the benefits of keeping an upcoming project in the loop.
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BIM and Educational Projects

By Matthew Dunbar AIA ASSOC. and Rebecca Krull Kraling AIA, LEED
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In this overview of building information modeling, the authors review how BIM helped in three different projects, often with particular usage- and efficiency-based HVAC demands. While BIM’s space management skills can reduce costly changeorders and building design “clashes” ahead of time, in at least one instance, using BIM actually influenced the HVAC strategy for the better, too. See how HGA Architects and Engineers has used this to become a “model” firm.
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Editor's Note: August Additions

By Robert Beverly
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New digital- and analog-world projects spice up the summer, and an axeman keeps our advisory board sharp.
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Editor's Note: Rip Out This Page

By Robert Beverly
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(And send it to your marketing director.)
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