On January 25th, 2010 a double seminar on "Recent Developments of the European Energy Regulations and Standards" took place at the ASHRAE winter conference in Orlando. Presentations included information on the European Directive on Energy Performance of Buildings and the BUILD UP platform. The seminar was attended by an audience of about 100 interested US and international experts, mostly from standardisation and HVAC engineering.
Further information is available on the ASHRAE conference website at: http://www.ashrae.org/events/page/2478.
ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is an international organization of 51,000 persons. ASHRAE fulfills its mission of advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education.