Increasing the energy efficiency and reducing the energy consumption of existing buildings can have four times the environmental impact as compared to the installation of renewable energy, according to ASHRAE.
Changes to the purpose and scope that reflect advances in green buildings over the last 10 years are being proposed for ASHRAE/IES/USGBC/ICC Standard 189.1, Standard for the Design of High Performance Green Buildings.
Nortek Air Solutions, LLC was recognized by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Research Foundation for its 2016 Golden Circle contribution to ASHRAE Research.
Retrieving every last bit of performance from the system while stopping short of the surge line is no small feat. Dig into sizing, tower selection, chilled water loads and stability, and condenser water management to leave no efficiency stone unturned. Read more in April issue