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Call for Comments, December 2018

Call for Comments, December 2018

Constructive comments are invited on the title, purpose and scope (TPS) for the following newly approved projects:

The following are under a 30-day public review from Nov. 30 to Dec. 30:

BSR/ASHRAE Standard 41.13P, Standard Methods for Fuel Heating Value Measurements

PURPOSE: This standard provides methods for determining fuel heating values.

SCOPE: This standard applies to fuel heating values for use in testing heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration systems and components under laboratory and field conditions.

BSR/ASHRAE Standard 202.2P, Commissioning Process for Existing Systems and Assemblies

PURPOSE: The purpose is to identify the minimum acceptable Commissioning Process for existing buildings and systems.

SCOPE: This standard provides procedures, methods, and documentation requirements for each commissioning activity from planning to assessment, investigation, implementation, hand-off, and initial ongoing commissioning including:

a. overview of existing building commissioning process activities,

b. description of minimum activities for each process step,

c. minimum documentation requirements for each process step.

BSR/ASHRAE Standard 226P, Methods for Performance Testing Positive Displacement Refrigerant Compressors and Compressor Units

PURPOSE: This standard prescribes methods for performance testing positive displacement refrigerant compressors and compressor units including capacity, isentropic efficiency and volumetric efficiency.


2.1 This standard applies to methods for performance testing single-stage and multi-stage positive displacement refrigerant compressors and compressor units.

2.2 This standard applies to compressors and compressor units which either

(a) do not have intermediate cooling or refrigerant injection, or

(b) do have intermediate cooling or refrigerant injection and the power required for intermediate cooling or refrigerant injection, if any, is included in the measured total input power to the compressor or compressor unit.  

TPSs for public comment can be accessed here. To obtain a paper copy of any TPS draft, contact:

Attn: Standards Section
1791 Tullie Circle NE
Atlanta, GA

or email at standards.section@ashrae.org.

Paper copies are available for $35 per copy if 100 pages or fewer and $45 if more than 100 pages.