ASHRAE 2014 Winter Conference To Focus On Tall Building Performance

The 2014 ASHRAE Winter Conference has a building-oriented theme and seeks papers on building information systems, environmental health, international design, HVACR applications and systems, and, featured for this conference, tall building performance. The Tall Buildings: Performance Meets Policy track focuses on the performance of tall buildings or political challenges and opportunities in the design, development…

5 Signs Your Workplace Has IAQ Problems

Whether or not an interior space has good IAQ (indoor air quality) usually hinges on one thing: how much fresh air is being delivered. According to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), an office space should be receiving 20 cubic feet per minute (CFM) of fresh outdoor air per person…

A Closer Look at Indoor Air Quality

Are concerns about indoor air quality making it difficult for you to breathe easy? Acknowledging reports that air quality inside can be worse than outside, engineers have identified ways to move air in and out of facilities to minimize the factors that lead to indoor air quality problems. The key is to design HVAC and…