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A recent public review of the Facility Smart Grid Information Model (FSGIM), is bringing homes, offices, factories, and other buildings significantly closer to becoming full partners in supporting and managing the electric grid.
2015 WEP: Water Efficiency Provisions of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) provides the most contemporary requirements for designers, policy makers, and the construction community who are looking for ways to deal with severe droughts and the need to better conserve water.
ASHRAE/NEMA Standard 201P, Facility Smart Grid Information Model, would provide a common basis for electrical energy consumers to describe, manage and communicate about electrical energy consumptions and forecasts.
Department of Energy final rules adopt ASHRAE 90.1 efficiency levels as recommended by the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) for certain unitary products, heat pumps, water heaters, and PTACs.
Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and designers.
HVAC systems and room air currents significantly impact transmission of airborne illness.
This article features four products that cover HVAC innovations.
In pursuing LEED certification, Grand Valley State University keeps operational goals at the forefront.
The AIA will support the Guide by promoting it to its members as a resource to be used in the design phase of a building as well as by bringing the designer community perspective to the NPBDG review and update process.
National Institute of Building Sciences makes free tool available to the public via the WBDG.