Caroline Fritz

Fritz is the managing editor of Engineered Systems.

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ASHRAE funds research project

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ASHRAE has voted to fund research designed to help engineers and designers use building data to improve building operations. Readers of Engineered Systems are familiar with using data as Howard
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NFPA seeks comments on proposed amendments

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The National Fire Protection Agency is seeking comments on proposed tentative interim amendments. These include NFPA 32-2007 and Proposed 2011 Edition, Standard for Drycleaning Plants; NFPA 58- 2011, Liquefied Petroleum
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ASHRAE installs new officers

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ASHRAE is reporting that it installed new officers and directors during its annual meeting held last month. The new officers include the first female president, Lynn G. Bellenger, P.E., Fellow
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MOE Signed Between ASRHAE and JSRAE

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ASHRAE is reporting a memorandum of understanding was signed between the society and the Japan Society of Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (JSRAE). The two groups agreed “to advance and promote
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Assessment of Building EQ To Begin

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AHSRAE launched the Building Energy Quotient program, known as Building EQ, which includes both As Designed (asset) and In Operation (as operational) ratings for all building types except residential. ES
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Call for Net-Zero Energy Papers

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ATLANTA – Papers addressing the industry’s efforts to achieve zero-energy design are being sought for ASHRAE’s 2011 Winter Conference in Las Vegas, according to a press release from the Society.
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Building labeling program launched

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ASHRAE has launched a program designed to report a building’s energy use to owners, operators, tenants, and prospective buyers, according to a press release. The goal of the Building Energy
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Walking the talk

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ASHRAE has reported that its 34,500-sq-ft Atlanta-based headquarters has been awarded a LEED® Platinum Certification in the New Construction 2.2 rating system. According to a press release from the Society,
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Standard 189.1 coming soon

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BIM news

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A recent press release from ASHRAE brings news of a new research project, one of 13 approved at ASHRAE’s recent 2009 Annual Conference, that will “develop open-source reference models by
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