HVAC&R systems

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This new design guide by ASHRAE focuses on tall (taller than 91m), supertall (taller than 300 m) and megatall (taller than 600 m) buildings. It addresses the efforts of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems designers as well as the importance of the design team, their collective efforts and concerns. It aims special attention at design issues for tall commercial buildings, which are very often mixed use, with low-level retail, office floors, residential floors, and hotel floors.
Post date: 9 Jul 2015
Type: Publication

Post date: 16 Jun 2015
Type: Event

The Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) newsletter carries regular reports of energy policy development and research activities taking place in various countries. It contains updates on ongoing and planned research projects, features new publications and website information, as well as topical articles of a general nature. It is intended for those active in fields relating to operational energy saving for buildings and communities. The EBC news Issue 59, June 2014 contains the following articles: 
Post date: 15 Jun 2015
Type: Publication

The new HVAC Applications volume by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) covers a broad range of facilities and topics, focusing on comfort, industrial, energy-related and general applications, as well as building operations and management. The 2015 edition includes two new chapters: 
Post date: 5 Jun 2015
Type: Publication

The REHVA Journal May issue titled Heating, Cooling in the European Energy Transition is now available online. The featured articles are:
Post date: 3 Jun 2015
Type: News

The REHVA Journal January issue titled Focus on EPB standards is available online by clicking here. The featured articles are:
Post date: 3 Jun 2015
Type: News

The REHVA Journal March issue titled Toward nearly Zero Energy Buildings and European Certification is now available online at www.rehva.eu. 
Post date: 3 Jun 2015
Type: News

Two European directives, the Ecodesign Directive and the Energy Labelling Directive, together with their accompanying regulations, are being implemented and will extensively modify the regulatory landscape for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products in the European market. This article presents the changes these directives imply with respect to HVAC product performances, and explains how to publish these performances.   The Ecodesign Directive  
Post date: 30 Apr 2015
Type: News