Almost every month, something worthwhile comes in right as I’m writing this page. This time, it’s some ASHRAE news. So in case you haven’t seen it yet … the 2014 version of ANSI/ASHRAE/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1, Standard For The Design Of High-Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings (aka ASHRAE 189) is now out.
The Society reports major changes in seven categories, ranging from energy and IEQ to site sustainability and water. Let’s go to the videotape for a few quick specifics: