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ASHRAE releases HVAC handbook

The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has released two new reference guides for the facility management community.
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Canadian Property Management

Darryl Boyce launches term as ASHRAE president

In keeping with ASHRAE tradition, Boyce has a chosen a theme for his leadership tenure: Building for people and performance. Achieving operational excellence.
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REMI Network

Design revealed for ASHRAE’s new HQ

ASHRAE will move to the new headquarters in October 2020.
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REMI Network

U.S. energy efficiency tax credits in flux

Three commonly claimed incentives for homeowners, builders, and commercial and multifamily landlords technically expired in the U.S. tax code on December 31, 2017, but were given a short-term reprieve for the 2018 tax year.
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REMI Network

ASHRAE publishes energy guideline for historic buildings

The guideline provides comprehensive and detailed descriptions of the processes and procedures for the retrofitting of historic buildings to achieve greater measured efficiency.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Industry associations team up on FM training framework

Introduced in January 2019, the goal of the training is to establish holistic guidelines for FM industry — particularly in the technical fields.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Design revealed for U of T’s new building

Designed by New York-based architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the new University of Toronto building is a nine-storey development located at 90 Queen’s Park Crescent.
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Canadian Property Management

Canadians join select slate of ASHRAE Fellows

Arthur Irwin's peers conveyed one final honour, as he was elevated to the special category of ASHRAE membership recognizing exceptional contributions to the HVAC industry and a sustainable built environment.
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Canadian Property Management

Deep energy retrofit a winner for Olympic Park

An overhaul of the aging thermal plant combined with other system and equipment upgrades delivered a 31 per cent cut in energy use and a 57 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
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REMI Network

ASHRAE addresses natural resources at the House of Commons

ASHRAE President Sheila J. Hayter and President-elect Darryl K. Boyce testified before the Standing Committee on Natural Resources at the House of Commons of Canada on Nov. 20, 2018.
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Canadian Property Management

Women showing strength in engineering studies

Two Canadians and 12 women are among 34 ASHRAE scholarship recipients for the 2018-19 academic year.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Updated ASHRAE Legionella standard released

ANSI/ASHRAE 188-2018 outlines best practices for preventing growth and spread of Legionella in building water systems.
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Canadian Property Management

21st century grid heralds a new energy future

Data will be the golden key in the new energy future, and any company with an interest in data is already thinking about this energy future.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.