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- Free Download: Earthquake Protection Bulletin
A useful, illustrated bulletin to learn ways to help prevent the effects of earthquakes on mechanical systems, electrical systems and plumbing systems.
- Free Download: Advanced Energy Design Guides
To promote building energy efficiency, ASHRAE and its partners are making the Advanced Energy Design Guides for 50% Savings available for free download (PDF).
- Case Study: Twelve | West Urban Connections
How do you foster vitality and development in an emerging urban neighborhood? The developers of Twelve | West, located in the West End area of Portland, Ore., sought to accomplish these goals with a sustainably focused mixed-use high-rise that offers shopping, dining, office space and apartments in one location.
- Case Study: Adobe Headquarters Defining Performance
Of the seven buildings Adobe owns and/or controls in the U.S., all have achieved the EPA ENERGY STAR label with an average rating of 99 out of a possible 100 (five have a score of 100), meaning that Adobe’s buildings are performing in the top one percentile of energy efficiency of all buildings in the U.S. Learn more >
- Case Study: Earth Rangers Center
The design team for the Earth Rangers Centre outside of Toronto approached the project with some lofty goals: to make the facility one of the most efficient buildings of its size in North America and to create a building that furthers the nonprofit organization’s efforts to educate children about biodiversity and adopting sustainable behaviors. Learn more >
- ASHRAE Wiki
ASHRAEwiki contains terminology related to buildings, with a particular focus on mechanical, envelope, electrical, lighting, load calculations, design, water design/conservation, and energy use and measurement metrics. Learn more >
- ASHRAE Redline Standards
Redlines are a quick and easy way to compare all changes between the active standard and the previous version. These PDFs show additions, deletions, and other formatting or content changes between the two versions, and popular standards including 189.1 and 62.1 are available now. Learn more >
2013 Annual Conference Course - The Commissioning Process in New & Existing Buildings
This introductory course focuses on how the building commissioning process can be applied cost-effectively to new construction and to existing facilities, with a strong emphasis on existing facilities applications. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of the commissioning process through each step of a new construction project from predesign to occupancy and operations. You will also learn how the application of the commissioning process in existing facilities differs from new construction. Learn more >
2013 Annual Conference Course - Energy Management in New and Existing Buildings
This course weaves together energy management principles of the ASHRAE Handbook-HVAC Applications, Energy Star Guidelines, and practical experience of successful energy managers. Numerous case studies are discussed, including a hospital, high-rise building, bank and convention center. Together, these successful examples demonstrate how to take advantage of the Energy Star “Portfolio Manager” for documented performance tracking and national recognition as an “Energy Star”. Learn more >