ASHRAE


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ASHRAE

(ASHRAE)
A worldwide organization that promotes the arts and sciences of and publishes standards for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration. Particularly important to green building construction is ASHRAE 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, a code setting requirements for energy efficiency and methods of determining compliance.

ASHRAE

Abbr. for “American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers.”
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12014, Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings, Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings is available for $128 ($109, ASHRAE members) from the ASHRAE Customer Contact Center in Atlanta, 800/527-4723 or 404/636-8400; or through the society's website, www.
At 196 words, the ASHRAE Code of Ethics is brief and cursory in comparison to the Codes of Ethics of other similar organizations, both inside and outside of the engineering field.
ASHRAE has disclosed the full programme for the conference which includes four keynote addresses, three internationally-organised special sessions, 13 conference paper sessions and 43 papers.
Our staff is highly credentialed and has demonstrated mastery of USGBC LEED rating systems, EPA Energy Star, ASHRAE BeQ, and much more.
President of ASHRAE Oryx Qatar Hassan Sultan said, "The mission of ASHRAE is to advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote sustainability.
ASHRAE is a global society made up of more than 53,000 members in some 136 countries dedicated to "shaping tomorrow's built environment today".
Advanced Energy Guide for Existing Buildings (with ASHRAE, USGBC and DOE)
The first draft of the ASHRAE design manual for district cooling systems would be reviewed by Empower as the only district cooling company in the world to do so.
For decades, ICC and ASHRAE have worked to develop codes and standards that become the industry standard of care for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of residential and commercial buildings in the United States and internationally.
Like other professional societies, ASHRAE develops consensus standards based on more detailed technical handbooks that are continuously updated and vetted by researchers and expert practitioners at semiannual meetings of the membership.
ASHRAE wants to get this valuable guidance into the hands of design teams," says ASHRAE president Kent Peterson.
It is distributed to building owners, facility managers, architects contractors and engineers and ASHRAE said its mission is to help industry professionals through "working case studies of exemplary buildings developed by leading practitioners in the sustainability movement.