Tag: ASHRAE

2015 AHR Expo Breaks Three Records

This year will mark the 67th annual AHR Expo, the largest event in North America for HVACR.  The Expo begins on January 26th and will be hosted at McCormick Place in Chicago.  International Exposition Company, which produces and manages the AHR Expo, announced today that three all-time records have been broken:   1. net square feet of…




A Look At ASHRAE’s Public Review Process

ASHRAE put out a press release last week stating that there are 10 proposed addenda to Standard 90.1 up for public review.  The addenda cover a wide variety of topics including lighting, cooling for vestibules, climate data, and baseline preheat coil requirements.  There is a 30-day period – from December 5, 2014 to January 4, 2015 – for the…


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USGBC/ASHRAE/IES Incorporates 67 Addenda to the Green Building Standards

Superseding the 2011 version, ANSI/ASHRAE/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1-2014, Standard for the Design of High Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, now has 67 new additions to the areas of site sustainability, water use efficiency, energy efficiency, indoor environmental quality, and the building’s impact on the atmosphere, materials, and resources. According to a press release by…