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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.
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market recently received the Platinum-Level Store Certification Award from the Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Partnership for green refrigeration technology at its new store located in Folsom, CA. The platinum award puts Fresh & Easy in an elite group among the nation’s 36,000 grocery stores. This is just the second store in California, and one of just four grocery stores in the nation, to achieve these challenging standards.
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.
To help owners reduce their energy costs, a new building labeling program has been developed by ASRHAE that not only rates buildings according to the in-operation energy use but also provides owners with suggested measures that can improve energy efficiency.
LonMark® International, a non-profit international association recognized for the certification, education and promotion of interoperability standards for control networking, has announced the winners of its Best of the Year Awards for 2011. The annual awards honor products, companies, projects and individuals that have demonstrated innovation, vision and leadership.
The National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) 2012 NFPA Conference & Expo, presented by ROC-NFPA, LLC , is a four-day opportunity for fire and life safety professionals to share best practices, find solutions to safety challenges, and stay abreast of technological innovations in their fields. The conference will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas June 11-14.
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).
Latest installment targets medium-sized and big-box designs.
ISH China & CIHE, the China International Trade Fair for Sanitation, Heating, Ventilation & Air-Conditioning, has announced a change in date for its 2012 show, which will now be held at Beijing’s New China International Exhibition Center from April 4-6, 2012.
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