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New Standard 90.1-2016 User’s Manual Available

New Standard 90.1-2016 User’s Manual Available

From eSociety, December 2017

The Standard 90.1-2016 User's Manual helps users navigate ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2016, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings.


Because the standard is written in mandatory language and not intended as a design specification or an instruction manual, the User’s Manual was developed to minimize multiple interpretations of Standard 90.1-2016 that may occur. This manual is intended for architects, engineers, contractors, code officials, educational programs and other building professionals and provides sample calculations, application examples, useful tools, forms to demonstrate compliance and references to resources and websites.

Standard 90.1 has been a benchmark for commercial building energy codes in the United States and a key basis for codes and standards around the world for more than 40 years. An indispensable reference for engineers and other professionals involved in the design of buildings and building systems, the standard provides the minimum requirements for energy-efficient design of most buildings, except low-rise residential buildings.