ATLANTA – The 2017 edition of ASHRAE’s major thermal comfort standard has been published to incorporate seven published addenda to the 2013 edition.
ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 55-2017, Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy
, simplifies the language of the 2013 standard and clarifies the three comfort calculation approaches in Section 5.3.3, "Elevated Air Speed." The 2017 edition includes a new requirement to calculate the change in occupants' thermal comfort from direct solar radiation.
Post date: 31 paź 2017
ASHRAE (The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) has just announced the publication of the following standard: ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 214-2017, Standard for Determining and Expressing Building Energy Performance in a Rating Programme. The standard aims at providing uniformity in the building energy labelling and disclosure process. It gives a standardised approach for determining and expressing building energy performance in a rating programme and standardises the content of a label associated with the energy component of a rating programme.
Post date: 17 Maj 2017
ATLANTA – More than 30 percent energy savings can be achieved using the 2016 version of Standard 90.1, according to recent analysis conducted by Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL) in support of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Energy Codes Programme.
Post date: 21 lut 2017
ATLANTA – ASHRAE is seeking presenters for its new Building Performance Analysis Conference as well as teams for its annual LowDown Showdown modeling competition.
The ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis Conference takes place Sept. 27-29, 2017, in Atlanta, Ga. The modeling competition is part of that event.
Post date: 26 sty 2017
ATLANTA – A manual to help users navigate the changes in ASHRAE’s 2016 ventilation standard is now available.
The User’s Manual for ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2016, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, provides information on the requirements of the standard and includes tables, illustrations and examples to aid users in designing, installing and operating systems for ventilation in buildings.
Post date: 16 sty 2017
ATLANTA – The 2016 editions of ASHRAE’s major refrigerants-related standards have been published as a package with 30 new refrigerants and refrigerant blends added.
ANSI/ASHRAE 15, Safety Standard for Refrigeration Systems, and its sister standard, ANSI/ASHRAE 34, Designation and Safety Classification of Refrigerants, constitute a complete set of requirements for the safe design, construction and application of refrigeration systems used in a wide variety of residential, commercial and industrial applications.
Post date: 5 sty 2017
ATLANTA – ASHRAE has announced the topics and a call for presenters for its new Building Performance Analysis Conference, formerly known as the ASHRAE Energy Modeling Conference.
Post date: 5 sty 2017
ATLANTA – A smart grid standard published earlier this year by ASHRAE and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has been approved as an International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) standard.
ANSI/ASHRAE/NEMA Standard 201-2016, Facility Smart Grid Information Model (FSGIM), provides a common basis for electrical energy consumers to describe, manage and communicate about electrical energy consumptions and forecasts.
Post date: 16 gru 2016
ATLANTA – More than 160 refrigerants are maintained under ASHRAE’s refrigerant classification standard, and that list continues to grow as the industry’s need for new refrigerants increases.
A review of the new classes of lower global-warming potential (GWP) refrigerants within the context of legacy refrigerants and the forces that drive the development of new refrigerants is the focus of a new educational course from ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI).
Post date: 7 gru 2016
ATLANTA – An in-depth look at ASHRAE’s work in the residential market as well as guidance on several aspects of residential design is offered in four free seminars at the 2017 AHR Expo.
The four seminars are free, and no badge is required to attend. They take place Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Post date: 30 lis 2016