Content related to ‘ASHRAE’

FM Alert: “Facility Smart Grid Information Model” Reaches Key Milestone


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.

Start Saving Water: New Code Resource For Water Efficiency


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.

FM Alert: Proposed Facility Smart Grid Model Standard Open for Public Review

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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.

Codes, Standards Developers Align Guidelines To Create Sustainable, High-Performance Buildings

Green building codes with dollars.

Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and designers.

Architects Promote NIBS Performance-Based Guide

National Performance Based Design Guide

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.

New Performance-Based Design Guide Now Available


National Institute of Building Sciences makes free tool available to the public via the WBDG.