2017-18 ASHRAE term

Canadian Property Management

Canadians earn plaudits for 2017-18 ASHRAE term

The Society's annual conference offered a slate of technical seminars, while attendees also celebrated the year's achievements and ushered in the new executive officers for 2018-19.
zero energy

REMI Network

Guide helps K-12 schools achieve zero energy

A new ASHRAE resource helps owners, contractors, consulting engineers and administrators of K-12 school buildings achieve advanced levels of energy savings.
Montreal Protocol

Canadian Property Management

ASHRAE’s Montreal Protocol efforts honoured

The United Nations Environment Programme bestowed the Partnership Award to acknowledge ASHRAE's long-term support and its in role in helping to develop the 2016 Kigali Amendment.
thermal comfort

REMI Network

ASHRAE publishes 2017 version of thermal comfort standard

The 2017 edition of ASHRAE’s major thermal comfort standard has been published to incorporate seven published addenda to the 2013 edition.
Tim McGinn ASHRAE director at large

Design Quarterly

Tim McGinn named ASHRAE director at large

Tim McGinn, principal at Dialog in Calgary, has been named director-at-large with the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) for 2017-7018.
industry achievement

Canadian Property Management

ASHRAE honours industry achievement

Luc Bertrand of Saint-Lambert, Quebec, and George E. Menzies of Burlington, Ontario, were recognized for their outstanding contribution to advancing sustainable technology in the built environment over the past five decades.

REMI Network

Health care facility patients at risk for Legionnaires’ disease

A report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the U.S. found that patients in health care facilities are at risk for Legionnaires’ disease.

REMI Network

ASHRAE forges stronger ties with Institute of Refrigeration

ASHRAE and the Institute of Refrigeration signed an agreement to work closer together to promote industry advancements.
humidity control

REMI Network

E-learning course targets moisture, humidity control

ASHRAE has added two new courses to its e-learning catalogue focusing on moisture and humidity control in buildings and engineer ethics.
Montreal ice making innovation

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Montreal ice making innovation captures award

The city has twin goals to phase out dependence on HCFC-22, which has global warming potential 1,760 times greater than carbon dioxide, and maximize safety in handling ammonia.
Canadian engineering programs

Canadian Property Management

Laurels for Canadian engineering programs

Engineering students and faculty from four Canadian universities receive accolades at ASHRAE's 2017 Winter Conference.
innovative building design

Canadian Property Management

Canada fosters innovative building design

Two Canadian facilities are 2017 winners of ASHRAE Technology Awards for innovative building design that enables sustainable and energy-efficient operations.
refrigerant standards

REMI Network

ASHRAE posts 2016 versions of refrigerant standards

The 2016 editions of ASHRAE’s major refrigerants-related standards have been published as a package with 30 new refrigerants and refrigerant blends added.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

ASHRAE 90.1 adds multi-res lighting proviso

Developers of multi-residential buildings can expect more pointed direction on their lighting choices as North American jurisdictions update their building regulations.
STEM subjects for learning, Science Technology Engineering Mathematics. STEM concept with drawing background. Magnifying glass over education background.

Canadian Property Management

Canadian women win ASHRAE scholarships

The engineering students join a select but ever expanding group of beneficiaries of the scholarship fund, which has disbursed nearly USD $1.8 million to more than 300 young academics over the past 28 years.
energy benchmarking

REMI Network

Energy audit standard open for public review

A proposed ASHRAE and ACCA standard that will establish consistent practices for conducting and reporting energy audits is open for public comment.

REMI Network

2016 ASHRAE Handbook targets HVAC systems

Revisions to the majority of chapters in a new 2016 ASHRAE Handbook include major updates related to thermal storage and district heating and cooling.