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The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force has developed guidance on mitigating potential health risks during reopening of buildings closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force has developed guidance on mitigating potential health risks during reopening of buildings closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. ASHRAE articles below.


ASHRAE Offers COVID-19 Building Readiness/Reopening Guidance

The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force has developed guidance on mitigating potential health risks during reopening of buildings closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Special Feature: HVAC Filtration And COVID-19

Although there are still unknowns, here are ways air filtration may help clear the air in facilities.

ASHRAE Establishes Epidemic Task Force

The task force will address the challenges of the current COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to the effects of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems on disease transmission.

Schneider Electric Module Detects CO2 Levels

The Carbon Dioxide sensor module for SE8000 Series Room Controllers helps facility managers make changes to air quality to improve occupant comfort and create opportunities for energy savings.

Coronavirus And HVAC: ASHRAE Releases Guidance Material

ASHRAE has released information to help address coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as it relates to heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems.

ASHRAE Breaks Ground On Global HQ Renovation Project

The two-story, 66,700 square-foot building in Peachtree Corners, GA will showcase ASHRAE's best practices and help achieve its vision of a healthy and sustainable environment.

ASHRAE Releases Revised Data Center Energy Standard

The updated standard enables operators and designers to use the latest and most effective equipment and techniques to achieve energy efficiency in data centers, while avoiding potential reliability issues.

ASHRAE Releases Expanded, Revised Version of Standard 90.1

Standard 90.1 has been a benchmark for the commercial building energy codes in the United States and a key basis for codes and standards around the world

Energy The Key For ASHRAE 2019 LowDown Showdown

In its fifth year, this competition engaged architects, engineers, designers, and energy modelers to team up and design a highly energy efficient building based on a specific scenario.

Question Of The Week: Are These Five HVACR Trends Impacting Your Facilities?

AHR Expo Expert Council convened to discuss and develop consensus views on five HVACR trends poised to be hot topics for the industry.

Updated Legionella Guidance On The Way

A supplement to ASHRAE Standard 188, the revised Guideline 12-2000R is expected to be published later this year.

ASHRAE Shares New Details For Headquarters Project

Key project goals for the renovation include to showcase an affordable, net-zero energy strategy, and to transform an existing building to a high-performance workplace.

New Guidelines On Energy Efficiency For Historic Buildings

ASHRAE has published a new guideline for increasing energy efficiency in historic buildings while minimizing the disturbance of the building’s historic character.

ASHRAE, IIR Release New Definitions For Five Refrigeration Terms

The aim of this joint effort was to clarify for the industry the meaning of five common and important refrigeration keywords.

IFMA, AFE, ASHRAE, ISSA To Collaborate On FM Training Framework

The framework features professional development options from a group of associations and will provide resources for the entire operational life cycle of the built environment.

ASHRAE Creating New Net-Zero World HQ Building

ASHRAE will invest $15.7 million to renovate its new world headquarters building in metro Atlanta, GA, with the intent of being designed for net-zero energy efficiency.

Automated Logic Wins 2018 AHR Expo Innovation Award

ALC’s new OptiFlex virtual integrator has been named the winner of the AHR Expo Innovation award in the building automation category.

2018 International Green Construction Code Released

A result of collaboration between the International Code Council, U.S. Green Building Council, ASHRAE, and the Illuminating Engineering Society, the new IgCC aims to help governments streamline code development and adoption for improved sustainability around the world.

Honeywell Introduces Low GWP Refrigerant, Solstice N41

This nonflammable, R-410A replacement refrigerant has received a provisional number and a preliminary A1 designation from ASHRAE, one stipulation needed to bring the product to market.

ASHRAE Introduces 2018-2019 President, Officers, Directors

ASHRAE’s 2018-2019 president, Shelia J. Hayter, P.E., announced her term’s theme will be “Building Our New Energy Future.”

ASHRAE Awards 2018 Undergraduate Program Equipment Grants

This ASHRAE program has bestowed more than $110,000 this year to fund 25 HVAC&R student-led projects at higher education institutions around the globe.

ASHRAE Intros “As Designed” Rating For Its Building EQ Portal

This new capability provides a quick energy analysis of a building's energy performance, helping to identify whether that building is achieving its design potential.

Advanced Energy Design Guide Helps Schools Achieve Zero Energy

K-12 school buildings have a new resource to help them cost effectively achieve advanced levels of energy savings.

ASHRAE Presents Awards At 2018 Winter Conference 

Spanning nine categories, these ASHRAE awards recognize members' contributions and achievements to the HVAC&R industry.

Inside HVAC Systems

Changes to ductwork sealing practices and expanded ozone-friendly refrigerants are on the horizon.

ASHRAE Launches New Building Energy Quotient Portal

The Building Energy Quotient Portal provides a faster, more automated approach to receive a Building EQ Performance Score.

HVACR Products Chosen For 2018 AHR Expo Innovation Awards

The winners and finalists in 10 HVACR categories will be recognized in January 2018 at the AHR Expo in Chicago, IL.

ASHRAE Seeks Public Comment On Guideline To Minimize Legionellosis

Until September 11, facility professionals and others can weigh in on Guideline 12-2000, a companion document to ASHRAE Standard 188.

ASHRAE President, Officers, And Directors 2017-18

In an inaugural address, the new ASHRAE president announced the theme of his term will be: Extending Our Community.

CDC Report Looks At Legionnaires’ Disease In Healthcare

About 3% of Legionnaires’ disease cases were determined to be “definitely associated with a healthcare facility,” with 17% of cases listed as “possibly associated.”

Lighting Efficiency Changes On Horizon

Released toward the end of 2016, the revised ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 includes several significant lighting modifications.

Preliminary Energy Savings For ASHRAE/IES 2016 Energy Standard

According to recent analysis by Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL) in support of the U.S. Department of Energy Building Energy Codes Program, more than 30% energy savings can be achieved using the new version — compared to the 2004 baseline.

2017 AHR Expo Innovation Awards Winners

This annual awards competition recognizes inventive and original products, systems, and technologies in 10 categories related to HVAC systems.

First Place Facility Designs In ASHRAE Technology Awards

Now in it 35th year, these ASHRAE awards recognize a vivarium, training laboratories, a transport center, a hospital, a police headquarters, and two office buildings.

2016 Energy Efficiency Standard Published

A newly published energy efficiency standard from ASHRAE and IES offers energy savings measures resulting from industry input.

Montreal Protocol Kigali Amendment: Phase Down HFCs

This amendment to the Montreal Protocol focuses on a global phase down of production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are used in refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Johnson Controls Supports Low-GWP Refrigerant Research

The company donated $100K for development of safety standards regarding the use of mildly flammable, low-GWP refrigerants.

FM Alert: Smart Grid Standard Published

A newly published standard from ASHRAE and NEMA is a key piece supporting modernization of the global grid.

FM Alert: Partnership Funds Flammable Refrigerant Research

AHRI, ASHRAE, and the DOE will collaborate on a $5.2 million research program that will help accelerate updating of model building codes.

White House Event Stresses Resiliency In Building Codes/Standards

The White House is hosting a Conference on Resilient Building Codes today to highlight the critical role of building codes in furthering community resilience and the importance of incorporating resilience and the future impacts of climate change in the codes and standards development process.

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