Articles Tagged with ''ASHRAE''

How The Culture Of Inefficiency Is Outfoxing LEED®, ASHRAE, And Efficiency Programs

November 9, 2012
How many energy-efficient or certified buildings are not living up to the label? Very, very many, if this Ohio commissioning/auditing firm’s experience is close to typical. They report on common weaknesses in efficiency strategies and on real-life patterns of upgrades gone wrong across an array of equipment types. While flaws in well-intentioned processes remain, a more careful investment of human energy can still yield the desired reduction in building energy.
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VRF: ASHRAE

October 8, 2012

Guidance on variable refrigerant flow systems included in new ASHRAE Handbook.


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Humidity design guide: Munters

May 21, 2012

Munters sponsors the ASHRAE Humidity Design Guide in Chinese language to help create sustainable buildings.


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Standard 189.1 deemed compliance option for IGCC; ICC announces new green code

May 12, 2012

The building industry now has greater flexibility in the design of high-performance buildings through a change impacting application of the green building standard from ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) included in the International Green Construction Code (IgCC).


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ASHRAE funds 22 undergraduate projects, announces HVAC “shack”

May 12, 2012

Design and construction of a “shack” to demonstrate renewable and HVAC technologies, including solar thermal heating, photovoltaic power generation, high efficiency and green insulation options and wood pellet stoves, is being developed by undergraduate students in an ASHRAE Undergraduate Senior Project Grant.


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ASHRAE: Alamo-bound for annual meeting

May 12, 2012

ASHRAE will convene in San Antonio, Texas, to not only “remember the Alamo,” but look toward a greener future. The 2012 ASHRAE Annual Conference, taking place June 23-27, focuses on everything from the basics of HVAC maintenance to integrated building design.


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ASHRAE webcast highlights DOAS

April 30, 2012

Registration for ASHRAE’s upcoming webcast, “Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems – A Path to Balancing Energy and IEQ,” opened March 19. The webcast focuses on the departure from conventional HVAC systems and takes place April 19, 2012, from 1 to 4 p.m. EDT.


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Better connected: ASHRAE 189.1 update improves ties to key standards

March 18, 2012

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

March 4, 2012

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


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BiQ’S Better Buildings

February 28, 2012
CABA spots building smarts in Philly, Toronto, and Ottawa.
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