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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ASHRAE noted in a statement that the manual provides detailed instruction for the design of commercial and high-rise residential buildings to ensure standard compliance.
12) As with ASHRAE RP-1292, laboratory measurements were first made on both parallel and series FPTUs with two different sized primary inlet diameters from three manufacturers.
The ASHRAE President is often called many names during his or her term and, as you can see, that will clearly be the case again this year.
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 is a global society made up of more than 53,000 members in some 136 countries dedicated to "shaping tomorrow's built environment today".
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.
Established nearly a century ago, the ASHRAE research program has played a vital role in the development of materials incorporated in the ASHRAE Handbooks, design guidelines, and standards.
ASHRAE said it would eventually like to expand the label to include property types not covered by Energy Star.
ASHRAE wants to get this valuable guidance into the hands of design teams," says ASHRAE president Kent Peterson.
Encourage continuing dialogue between ASHRAE and BOMA at national, regional and local levels on issues of importance to engineers and building professionals;
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.