standards

  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

  This Commission Staff Working Document has been published by the European Commission in July 2015 in the context of the review process of the Energy Labelling Directive (2010/30/EU) and of certain aspects of the Ecodesign Directive (2009/125/EC).  
Post date: 11 Jul 2016
Type: Publication

AiCARR in collaboration with ASHRAE, CIBSE and REHVA have organized an international seminar called: The Commissioning Process: an International debate. The seminar will be held in English and will deal with different aspects of the Commissioning process in different countries.   Before the seminar, the ASHRAE Course, “Commissioning For High-Performance Buildings Practices”, will be presented by Walter T. Grondzik, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE.  
Post date: 11 Jul 2016
Type: Event

REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL: Review of Directive 2010/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 May 2010 on the indication of labelling and standard product information of the consumption of energy and other resources by energy-related products    
Post date: 11 Jul 2016
Type: Publication

The 2016 ASHRAE Handbook - HVAC Systems and Equipment discusses various systems and the equipment (components or assemblies) they comprise, and describes features and differences. This information helps system designers and operators in selecting and using equipment. An accompanying CD-ROM contains all the volume's chapters in both I-P and SI units.   This edition includes revisions to the majority of chapters; among them, major updates related to thermal storage and district heating and cooling. Other updates that will likely impact many users include
Post date: 6 Jul 2016
Type: Publication

On 13 June 2016, the representatives of three European construction sector associations (the Construction Products Europe - CPE, the European Builders Confederation - EBC, and the European Construction Industry Federation -  FIEC) joined Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to co-sign the Joint Initiative on Standardisation.  
Post date: 23 Jun 2016
Type: News

This roadmap, developed by the American National Standard Institute’s (ANSI) Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC), is intended as a national framework for action and coordination on energy efficiency standardisation, charting 125 actionable recommendations to advance energy efficiency in the built environment.   In total, the roadmap details 125 recommendations and timelines for action, as appropriate:  
Post date: 21 Jun 2016
Type: Publication