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Fourth Quarter 2017 News:

ASHRAE Seeks Additional Comments for Proposed Standard Assessing Moisture Affected Areas, Fungal Contamination of Educational Facilities

Nov 16, 2017
-- Those interested in commenting on the standard may do so until Dec. 25 -- ATLANTA (Nov. 16, 2017) – ASHRAE seeks a second round of public comments on BSR/ASHRAE/IAQA Standard 3210P, Standard for the Assessment of Educational Facilities for Moisture Affected Areas and Fungal Contamination.

ASHRAE Offers Free Residential and Refrigerants "Mini-Tracks" at AHR Expo

Nov 2, 2017
ATLANTA – ASHRAE will present a series of refrigerant and residential building “mini-track” seminars at the 2018 AHR Expo. The 2018 ASHRAE Winter Conference takes place Jan. 20-24 at the Palmer House Chicago with the co-sponsored AHR Expo being held Jan. 22-24 at McCormick Place.

ASHRAE Publishes 2017 Version of Thermal Comfort Standard

Oct 25, 2017
Standard 55-2017 now includes calculations from direct solar radiation 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 Occup...

ASHRAE LowDown Showdown Modeling Challenge Teams Recognized

Oct 10, 2017
ATLANTA – Five teams competed to design and model a near net-zero energy building on an existing 43,942 square foot office and warehouse during ASHRAE’s third annual LowDown Showdown Modeling Competition. The LowDown Showdown was held in conjunction with the 2017 ASHRAE Building Performance Analysi...

ASHRAE Technical Program for Winter Conference Focuses on Reducing Ecological Impact

Oct 6, 2017
ATLANTA – Reducing the ecological impact of the built environment and integrated design are featured themes in the technical program at ASHRAE's 2018 Winter Conference. The 2018 Winter Conference takes place Jan. 20-24, at the Palmer House Hilton, Chicago. The ASHRAE co-sponsored AHR Expo will be h...

ASHRAE Supports Future of Engineering Innovation as Solar Decathlon Sponsor

Oct 2, 2017
ATLANTA – ASHRAE is proud to be an association sponsor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017, to be held Oct. 5-15 in Denver, Colo. at the 61st & Peña Station on the University of Colorado A line commuter rail connecting Denver International Airport to downtown Union Station. The So...

ASHRAE Calls for Papers for Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild, Sept. 26-28, 2018 in Chicago

Sep 26, 2017
ATLANTA – ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA have announced a call for papers for the 2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild, which will be held Sept. 26-28, 2018 at the Hilton Chicago. This conference will expand on the core subject of energy modeling to include non-energy building performan...

ASHRAE Launches Global Training Center in Dubai

Sep 19, 2017
ATLANTA – ASHRAE celebrated the grand opening of its new Global Training Center in Dubai with a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception today. The Global Training Center will serve ASHRAE members and other building systems professionals in the Gulf Region and surrounding areas. "ASHRAE and our member...

ASHRAE Opens Registration for Developing Economies Conference

Sep 12, 2017
ATLANTA – ASHRAE in partnership with ASHRAE India and the Delhi Chapter of ISHRAE has announced that registration is open for the Developing Economies Conference, Nov. 10 and 11, 2017, in Delhi, India. The conference theme “Trends, Opportunities and Challenges for the Built Environment in Developin...

Registration Opens for the 2018 ASHRAE Winter Conference

Sep 5, 2017
ATLANTA – ASHRAE is pleased to announce registration is now open for its 2018 Winter Conference, to be held in Chicago, Ill., Jan. 20-24, at the Palmer House Hilton. Registration is also open for the AHR Expo, Jan. 22-24 at McCormick Place, co-sponsored by ASHRAE and the Air-Conditioning, Heating, ...