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ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA Building Simulation Conference Announced

ATLANTA –ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA have announced a joint conference that merges the IBPSA-USA SimBuild and ASHRAE Energy Modeling Conferences.    The joint conference, entitled 2014 ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA Building Simulation Conference, Sept. 10-12, 2014, Atlanta, Ga., currently has a call f...

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ASHRAE Government Affairs Update, 8/23/2013

Energy Use Disclosure and Benchmarking Proposals “Hot Issue” in Communities Energy use disclosure is, perhaps, the “hottest” public policy issue in the state, local and international building space relative to energy efficiency. Many communities throughout North America &nda...

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High-Performing Buildings: Energy Efficiency and Indoor Air Quality Must Go Hand in Hand

ATLANTA – Finding the balance between environmental health and energy efficiency in the pursuit of low energy buildings is examined in a paper at the upcoming ASHRAE IAQ 2013, setting the tone for discussion for the entire conference.   “Neglecting indoor air quality while pursuin...

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ASHRAE Announces 2013-14 Conference Lineup

ATLANTA—Mark your calendars now because ASHRAE’s conference schedule for 2013-2014 is widespread in both dates and global reach.  ASHRAE conferences present the latest developments in the industry and fundamental tried and true practices. Topics range from high performance building...

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ASHRAE Government Affairs Update, 8/9/2013

DOE Seeks Comments on Building Energy Code Compliance Methodology The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a request for public comments on its methodology for assessing compliance with building energy codes at the local, state, and national levels. The Department is seeking feedback on ...

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ASHRAE Announces New High Performance Buildings Conference

ATLANTA –ASHRAE has announced its next High Performance Buildings Conference will take place April 7-8, 2014, Hyatt Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, Calif.   Building upon the 2012 High Performance Buildings Conference and 2009 Net-Zero Energy Conference, the Conference seeks to ...

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ASHRAE Grant-in-Aid Explores Building Occupants, Comfort and Energy Use

ATLANTA – The question of how much energy occupants expend in offices and how that impacts their personal comfort is being explored through a grant from ASHRAE.   Better tools for quantifying the comfort and behavior of building occupants as an integral part of the building design and o...

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ASHRAE Awards First Innovative Research Grants

ATLANTA – ASHRAE has awarded projects at Purdue University and Oklahoma State University with its newly created research grant, which provides funding for research having the potential to significantly advance the state-of-the-art in HVAC&R.   The ASHRAE Innovative Research Grant ca...

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