The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute is giving its approval to the House Energy & Commerce Committee for passage of H.R. 8, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act.
To address the Department of Energy’s recent final ruling on the regulation of energy consumption in walk-in coolers and freezers, Emerson Climate Technologies will host a free webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m. EDT.
Following preliminary analysis that ASHRAE/IES’s 2013 energy efficiency standard contains energy savings over the 2010 standard, the DOE has issued a ruling establishing the 2013 standard as the commercial building reference standard for state building energy codes.
AHRI has filed a petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) final rule regarding energy conservation standards for commercial walk-in coolers and freezers (WICF).
Preliminary analysis from the U.S. Department of Energy shows that the ASHRAE/IES’s 2013 energy efficiency standard contains energy savings over the 2010 standard of 8.5% source energy and 7.6% site energy.
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.