Articles by Caroline Fritz

Changes Proposed for ASHRAE Standards, Guidelines

September 30, 2008
Those open for review include addendum to various standards, including 90.1 (energy efficiency), 62.1 (ventilation), and 135 (BACnet), as are seven standards, and one guideline.
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New strides in energy-efficient design

September 24, 2008
A revised user’s manual will assist users of the ASHRAE/IESNA energy conservation standard in energy efficient design.
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UWM to offer DDC course

September 16, 2008
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is offering a course in how to use open protocols to create multi-vendor DDC systems.
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Designing radiant panel systems

September 8, 2008
ES' contributing writer John Siegenthaler discusses the finer points of radiant system design in a one-day course.
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D-R Expo coming to Toronto

August 25, 2008
The event focuses on how BAS can facilitate the implementation of demand response.
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Sustainable Buildings Industry Council Announces Jury

August 18, 2008
The Sustainable Buildings Industry Council has announced the jury for its 2008 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building awards program.
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ASHRAE Publishes Commissioning Guideline

August 11, 2008
The guideline contains more than 100 pages with examples of forms and documents such as sample checklists and an example of an OPR verification test procedure.
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News from GridWeek

August 4, 2008
GridWeek, which will be held September 22-25 in Washington, will focus on the role of the smart grid in delivering sustainable energy. Samuel W. Bodman, U.S. Secretary of Energy, will
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LEED 2009 to Debut in January

July 28, 2008
The USGBC is modifying LEED standards.
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California adopts green building codes

July 22, 2008
West Virginia is also considering adopting green building regulations.
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