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ASHRAE Government Affairs Update, 7/26/2013

Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Bill Likely to be Debated on U.S. Senate Floor Next Week; Many Amendments to Be Considered For some three years the building community has been gearing up for floor debate on the next big bipartisan energy efficiency bill – the Energy Savings and Industrial Compet...

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New Course on Commercial Building Energy Audits Offered by ASHRAE in Fall Online Course Series

  ATLANTA – Given the tremendous growth in emphasis on energy efficiency in existing buildings, private markets are looking for cost-effective investments to make in buildings. Energy efficiency represents an excellent opportunity to provide great returns while helping the environment, a...

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ASHRAE Extends Paper Deadline for “Efficient, High Performance Buildings for Developing Economies” Conference

Organized by ASHRAE along with the Philippines Chapter, the “Efficient, High Performance Buildings for Developing Economies” Conference will take place April 24-25, 2014, in Manila, Philippines. It is co-sponsored by the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) and e...

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ASHRAE Government Affairs Update, 7/12/2013

  Threat of North Carolina Code Roll-Back Seems to Have Passed– For Now Energy Code Fight Taking Shape in Show-Me State City DOE Updates Energy Efficiency Requirements for New Federal Buildings to ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2010 DOE Issues Final Rule for Test Procedures for Resi...

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Advanced Energy Design Guides Hit Half-Million Circulation Mark

ATLANTA – Since being introduced eight years ago to encourage energy efficient design in a range of building types, the Advanced Energy Design Guide series from ASHRAE and partnering organizations has hit the half-million circulation mark.   More than 500,000 copies of the books have be...

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ASHRAE Annual Meeting Report

ATLANTA – ASHRAE wrapped up its Annual Conference with record breaking attendance and some major announcements, including the launch of a new online discussion platform, a milestone related to the Advanced Energy Design Guides (AEDGs) and a free download of its IAQ Guide.   The Conferen...

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New Publication Provides Design Guidance on District Cooling Systems

ATLANTA – A newly published book from ASHRAE provides design guidance for all major aspects of district cooling systems. “District Cooling Guide” includes guidance on central chiller plants, chilled-water distribution systems and consumer interconnection.  District cooling s...

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