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ASHRAE Government Affairs Update, 2/21/2014

Grassroots Government Affairs Report MOE The Licensing That Works Task Force continues to monitor states where legislation might be introduced to require a “Masters or Equivalent” (MOE) as part of PE licensure.  ASHRAE is represented on this committee of allied professional organi...

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Conference Program Announced for ASHRAE’s High Performance Buildings Conference

Conference Program Announced for ASHRAE’s High Performance   Buildings Conference ATLANTA   – From changing occupant energy use to exploring radical innovations in   buildings, ASHRAE’s third High Performance Buildings Conference highlights   innovati...

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ASHRAE/IES Energy Standard Gains 30 Percent Savings over 2004 Standard

ATLANTA – The requirements of the 2013 revision of an energy standard recently published by ASHRAE and IES will result in buildings that could achieve six to eight percent more efficiency than buildings built to the 2010 standard. Published in October 2013, ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013,...

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Hotel Continues Sustainability Efforts

Excluding labor, energy is typically the highest cost that hoteliers face and is the single fastest-growing operating cost in the hospitality industry.[1] According to Flex Your Power and ENERGY STAR statistics, the hospitality industry spends approximately $4 billion per year on energy, with electr...

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Spiking the Electoral College with a Free Trip to St. Croix

Last week the Oklahoma Senate stunned many Oklahomans by approving a proposal to counteract part of the constitutional principle of states' rights. When the founding fathers designed our Constitution, they included an important mechanism to ensure that smaller states such as Oklahoma were represente...

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ASHRAE Government Affairs Update, 2/7/2014

GGAC Regional and Chapter Activities Jon Symko, Grassroots Government Activities (GGAC) Regional Vice-Chair (RVC) for Region VIII, organized a conference call for the GGAC Chairs in Texas. This call, the first since GGAC became an official committee of ASHRAE, is to begin the crucial work of organi...

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LEED v4 & Lighting Controls

What’s New for Lighting in LEED v4 Lighting Controls Association Posted By Craig DiLouie On January 12, 2014 @ 6:10 am In Articles,LEED/Sustainability The U.S. Green Building Council recently released the fourth generation of the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) green ...

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ASHRAE Publishes 2013 Editions of Refrigerant Safety Standards

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