Solar Energy Research Center Opens at Berkeley Lab

Solar Energy Research Center Opens at Berkeley Lab

The Solar Energy Research Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) is officially open. Dubbed Chu Hall in honor of former US Department of Energy Secretary and Berkeley Lab director Steven Chu, the $59 million research center is Berkeley Lab’s latest addition to a … Read more…

Dynamic Glass Helps Building Surpass ASHRAE Energy Efficiency Standard

Dynamic Glass Helps Building Surpass ASHRAE Energy Efficiency Standard

Independence Place, a senior apartment community in suburban Cleveland, Ohio, is using SageGlass dynamic glass, a product of Saint-Gobain, in its new wellness center to increase energy efficiency. SageGlass combined with other energy efficient technologies – including DC-powered LED lighting and VRF heating and cooling … Read more…

ASHRAE Updates Lighting and Controls Guidelines

ASHRAE Updates Lighting and Controls Guidelines

ASHRAE’s ANSI/ASHRAE/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1, Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, was released in November 2014. The lighting and controls aspect, which relates to energy efficiency, light pollution, daylighting and occupant lighting control is based on ASHRAE/IES 90.1-2013 but includes … Read more…

Proposed Energy Standard for Data Centers, Telecommunications Buildings Open for Comment

Proposed Energy Standard for Data Centers, Telecommunications Buildings Open for Comment

ASHRAE is seeking comments on its proposed Standard 90.4P, Energy Standard for Data Centers and Telecommunications Buildings. The standard would establish the minimum energy efficiency requirements of data centers and telecommunications buildings for design and construction and for creation of a plan for operation and … Read more…

ASHRAE Proposes New Climate Zone for 90.1 Standard

ASHRAE Proposes New Climate Zone for 90.1 Standard

ASHRAE/IES are proposing an expansion of climate zones for Standard 90.1-2013, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, saying the expanded climate data could make the energy standard more applicable for global use. The proposed addendum closes for review Jan. 19, 2015. The addendum … Read more…

ASHRAE/IES 90.1-2013 Gains 30% Savings over 2004 Standard

ASHRAE/IES 90.1-2013 Gains 30% Savings over 2004 Standard

The requirements of the 2013 revision of ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013 will result in buildings that could achieve six to eight percent more efficiency than buildings built to the 2010 standard. Published in October 2013, the 90.1-2013 Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, provides … Read more…

ASHRAE Develops Data Center Energy Standard

ASHRAE Develops Data Center Energy Standard

ASHRAE is creating a standard that specifically addresses the unique energy requirements of data centers with their high plug loads. Standard 90.4P, Energy Standard for Data Centers and Telecommunications Buildings, is being developed in response to requests to recognize the energy performance profiles unique to … Read more…

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