DOE Recognition of ASHRAE’s Commissioning Certificate Will Ensure Quality Services

DOE Recognition of ASHRAE’s Commissioning Certificate Will Ensure Quality Services

DOE recognition of ASHRAE’s certification program provides quality service and validate competency against the Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines. Revised requirements for ASHRAE’s certification program will provide earners with recognition by United States government agencies for contracts requiring commissioning services. Due to take effect Sept. 15, 2016, ASHRAE’s commissioning certification program will validate competency against the…

Today's Challenges of Classroom Ventilation Systems

Today’s Challenges of Classroom Ventilation Systems

The Challenges of Ventilation Systems in Poorly Constructed Classrooms. Budgets, codes, and technologies are constantly shifting and evolving. These days, even classrooms are often portable. Staying one step ahead will depend on your knowledge of current design options and how to integrate them into the space. Ventilation Matters – There are studies that show that…

Changes to ASHRAE’s Indoor Air Quality Standard

Changes to ASHRAE’s Indoor Air Quality Standard

ASHRAE makes updates to the ventilation for acceptable Indoor Air Quality (IAQ). Requirements regarding multi-family dwellings, tobacco smoke, and operations and maintenance are among changes to ASHRAE’s indoor air quality standard. ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2016, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, sets minimum ventilation rates and other requirements for commercial and institutional buildings. The latest version…

New Way of Freezing Using Heat Pipe Technology

New Way of Freezing Using Heat Pipe Technology

Experts and Scientists have come up with a new way of freezing by using heat pipe technology and nitrogen liquid. Scientists claim to have engineered a new way of freezing as low as -180C using liquid nitrogen and heat pipe technology. The new cryogenically-cooled heat pipe technology, engineered by scientists at Brunel University London, could…