standards

The status of cool roofs in the European context is presented. Various definitions of cool roofing materials are analysed and presented. The promotion and rating of cool roofs in Europe is pinpointed. European legislation as well as the challenges of products for cool roofs in the European context is discussed.  
Post date: 4 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

ATLANTA – A new User’s Manual for ASHRAE’s thermal comfort standard provides an overview for new users while also including more detailed information for those more familiar with its requirements.   The User’s Manual, based on ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 55-2013, Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy, provides detailed information on the requirements of the standard. It includes tables, illustrations and examples to aid users in the design, commissioning, and measuring and rating of thermal comfort in buildings.  
Post date: 27 Oct 2016
Type: News

ATLANTA – Numerous energy savings measures resulting from industry input are contained in the newly published energy efficiency standard from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).   ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2016, Energy Efficiency Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, contains 125 addenda published since the 2013 standard. The 2013 standard currently serves as the commercial building reference standard for state building energy codes.  
Post date: 26 Oct 2016
Type: News

Data Center Standard Published by ASHRAE ATLANTA,  Sept. 13, 2016  – A newly published energy standard for data centers features a performance based approach that is more flexible and accommodating of innovative changes that rapidly occur in design, construction and operations in that industry.  
Post date: 15 Sep 2016
Type: Publication

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS TO COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 1253/2014 of 7 July 2014 implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to ecodesign requirements for ventilation units (Text with EEA relevance) and DELEGATED COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 1254/2014 of 11 July 2014 supplementing Directive 2010/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to energy labelling of residential ventilation units  
Post date: 7 Sep 2016
Type: Publication

DRAFT COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION in the framework of the implementation of Commission Regulation (EU) No 1253/2014 of 7 July 2014 implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to ecodesign requirements for ventilation units, and of the implementation of
Post date: 7 Sep 2016
Type: Publication

Within this report QUANTUM project investigated the existing quality gaps as well as their reasons and summarised existing guidelines, laws and services for quality management within construction projects in Europe.  
Post date: 17 Aug 2016
Type: Link

  A proposed joint standard from ASHRAE and ACCA, establishing consistent practices for conducting and reporting energy audits, is open for a 45-day American National Standards Institute (ANSI) public review.  
Post date: 12 Aug 2016
Type: News

Several proposed changes to ASHRAE Standard 214P that will address energy performance in rating programmes are now open for public comment.  
Post date: 12 Aug 2016
Type: News

Building Automation and Control Systems (BACS) can have significant impact on energy consumption of buildings and their occupants.
Post date: 4 Aug 2016
Type: Link