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2021 News Listing

  • 15 Apr 2021
  • Partnership
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE and UN Environment Programme Launch Three-Year Workplan

ASHRAE and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced the launch of its 2021-23 workplan. The workplan’s theme is “Refrigeration Management for Developing Economies” and was signed by Charles E. Gulledge III, P.E., 2020-21 ASHRAE President and James S. Curlin, Acting Head of UNEP OzonAction Programme. More

  • 07 Apr 2021
  • Education
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE Global Training Center Offers Healthcare Design and Data Center Training

The ASHRAE Global Training Center will offer two courses to address the rapidly evolving needs of healthcare facilities and data centers. More

  • 05 Apr 2021
  • Resources
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force Releases Updated Airborne Transmission Guidance

The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force released an updated, unequivocal statement on the airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in buildings. More

  • 01 Apr 2021
  • Tech Hour
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE To Host Tech Hour on Commissioning of New and Existing Buildings

ASHRAE announced the launch of its third Tech Hour video. ASHRAE Tech Hour provides relevant technical content in the form of one-hour videos to members and interested individuals through the ASHRAE 365 app. More

  • 30 Mar 2021
  • Resources
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE and ICC Release 2018 IgCC User’s Manual

ASHRAE and the International Code Council (ICC) have announced the release of the 2018 International Green Construction Code® (IgCC®) User’s Manual. The User’s Manual is a joint initiative of the ICC and ASHRAE. More

  • 26 Mar 2021
  • Conference
  • Atlanta, GA

Call for Abstracts Announced for 2022 ASHRAE Winter Conference in Las Vegas

Abstracts are now being accepted for the 2022 ASHRAE Winter Conference to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 29 – February 2, 2022, at Caesars Palace. More

  • 18 Mar 2021
  • Partnership
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE and IAPMO To Co-Publish Water Efficiency Document

ASHRAE and the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAMPO) announced an agreement to co-publish a document to address water efficiency in buildings. More

  • 08 Mar 2021
  • Education
  • Atlanta, GA

New ASHRAE Course Offered on Reopening Universities and Managing HVAC Systems

ASHRAE is offering a new course to address the vulnerabilities in the design, construction, installation, operation, and maintenance of HVAC systems in universities exposed by the pandemic. More

  • 05 Mar 2021
  • Education
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE Global Training Expands HVAC Design Web-Training Series

The ASHRAE Global training Center has expanded its registration for HVAC Design Web-Training series. The training is comprising of two HVAC Design courses; HVAC Design: Level I – Essentials (MENA) and HVAC Design: Level II – Applications (MENA). More

  • 03 Mar 2021
  • Resources
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE Forms Task Force for Building Decarbonization

ASHRAE recently formed a task force to address climate change through responsible decarbonization strategies for the built environment. The ASHRAE Task Force for Building Decarbonization (TFBD) has been established to develop technical resources and provide leadership and guidance in mitigating the negative carbon impact of buildings on the environment and the inhabitants of our planet. More

  • 01 Mar 2021
  • Partnership
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Sign Memorandum of Understanding

ASHRAE and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formalizing the organizations’ relationship. More

  • 16 Feb 2021
  • Conference
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE 2021 Annual Conference To Be Held Virtually

ASHRAE announced that its 2021 Annual Conference, scheduled to be held in Phoenix, will now take place virtually. Designed to provide the latest insights from industry leading expert in the built environment, the 2021 ASHRAE Virtual Annual Conference will provide focused, actionable and innovative content to support HVAC&R and building systems professionals. More

  • 15 Feb 2021
  • Conference
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE Wraps Up Successful Virtual Winter Conference

The 2021 ASHRAE Virtual Winter Conference concluded with more than 1,800 people in attendance over three and a half days and presentations from industry thought leaders from around the world. The conference which ran from February 9-12, featured 59 live sessions, 27 Q&A chats with presenters of Conference Paper Sessions and 80+ on-demand sessions. In the weeks leading into the conference, committee members also participated in meetings of technical, standards and standing committees, developing guidance for the future of the industry and ASHRAE. More

  • 12 Feb 2021
  • Awards
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE Recognizes Members for Outstanding Industry Accomplishments

ASHRAE is pleased to recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions of members to the Society and the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry. Honors and awards were presented during the 2021 ASHRAE Virtual Winter Conference, February 9-11. More

  • 05 Feb 2021
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE Announces Nominees for 2021-22 Slate of Officers and Directors

Nominations for officers and directors were made by the ASHRAE Nominating Committee from a list recommended by individual members and from Chapters Regional Conferences. More

  • 04 Feb 2021
  • Resources
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE Provides Testimony at Congressional Hearing on COVID-19 Safety

ASHRAE is slated to provide witness testimony in a congressional hearing on COVID-19 risks and response in transportation systems, held by the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on Thursday, February 4 at 11:00 a.m. eastern time. More

  • 02 Feb 2021
  • Resources
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force Releases Updated Building Readiness Guide

“The Building Readiness Guide includes additional information and clarifications to assist designers and commissioning providers in performing pre- or post-occupancy flush calculations to reduce the time and energy to clear spaces of contaminants between occupancy periods,” said Wade Conlan, ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force Building Readiness team lead. “New information includes the theory behind the use of equivalent outdoor air supply, method for calculating the performance of filters and air cleaners in series, and filter droplet nuclei efficiency that help evaluate the systems’ ability to flush the building.” More

  • 29 Jan 2021
  • Conference
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE Seeks Presentations for 2021 Building Performance Analysis Conference

ASHRAE has announced a call for presentations for the 2021 Building Performance Analysis Conference to be held September 22-24 in Denver, Colorado. The theme for the conference is “Design and Operation for Resilient and Healthy Buildings”. More

  • 15 Jan 2021
  • Conference
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE’s Virtual Winter Conference Offer Robust Technical Program

A full technical program, featuring more than 120 sessions will be presented at the 2021 ASHRAE Virtual Winter Conference, running from February 9-12. The technical program includes 8 tracks compromised of 40 live sessions (most with live Q&A) and 80+ on-demand sessions, with many addressing issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. More

  • 14 Jan 2021
  • Resources
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force Releases Core Recommendations for Reducing Airborne Infectious Aerosol Exposure and Communities of Faith Building Guidance

The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force has released new guidance to address control of airborne infectious aerosol exposure and recommendations for communities of faith buildings.. More

  • 08 Jan 2021
  • Education
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE Learning Institute Opens Registration for Spring Online Courses

ASHRAE Learning Institute announced that registration is open for its 2021 Spring online instructor-led course series. The 16 online offerings, including eight new courses, run from January through June. More

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