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

On 15 June 2016, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) announced that three ASHRAE certifications have received accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), joining the High Performance Building Design Professional (HBDP) certification that was accredited last year.  
Post date: 17 Jun 2016
Type: News

The Investor Confidence Project (ICP) Europe has completed the first collection of the best practices and standards used on building energy renovation projects across Europe. This data can be used on any building energy renovation project in the 28 European Union countries, Moldova, Norway, Switzerland and all three regions of Belgium.  
Post date: 16 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

This paper addresses a range of parameters that are vital for buildings and their inhabitants in respect to indoor air quality (IAQ), thermal comfort and daylight requirements in Belgium–Brussels Region, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Sweden and the United Kingdom – England and Wales. The results of the analysis shows that all studied Member States (MS) have at least a basic reference to IAQ included in their building codes.
Post date: 17 Jun 2015
Type: Publication

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

How to obtain the EPB standards (standards to support the EPBD) and supporting documents Revised Dec. 6, 2015 (New link to publicly available spreadsheets)
Post date: 8 Apr 2015
Type: Note