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Complying with Standard 90.1-2013: HVAC/Mechanical

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Course Length: 3 hours

This course is a part of the ASHRAE Career Enhancement Curriculum Program:
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The 2013 update of Standard 90.1 Energy Standard for Buildings is a major revision, containing more than 100 changes from the 2010 version. Together, Standards 90.1-2010 and 90.1-2013 produce almost 40% energy savings from the 2004 version. By substantially surpassing the Standard 2013 requirements, buildings should achieve well over 40% energy savings.

Design professionals, code officials and building owners must keep up with the new, more stringent requirements to comply with the quickly evolving Standard 90.1-2013. This course describes the new and updated Mandatory and Prescriptive requirements for HVAC and Service Water Heating systems, along with insights on how to comply during building design and construction.

In 2007, ASHRAE determined that the 2010 version of Standard 90.1 would show a 30% reduction in energy use when compared to the 2004 edition. The 2013 edition added an 8.5% source energy savings and 7.6% site energy savings, for a total of nearly 40% below that required for a 2004-compliant building. The U.S. Department of Energy issued a ruling that establishes Standard 90.1-2013 Energy Standard for Buildings as the commercial building reference standard for state building energy codes.


Course Instructors

McHenry Wallace, P.E., Member ASHRAE, LEED® AP


Additional Information

All courses are available for Chapter and In-Company Programs. Courses may be periodically scheduled for the Winter and/or Annual Conference Education Programs, as well as the Online Courses Series.

Chapters or Companies: Contact Karen Murray, Manager of Professional Development (kmurray@ashrae.org or 678-539-1146), to schedule an ALI seminar or course at your organization or event.

Availability: Check the various offerings listed under Professional Development > Learning Portal to see if this course is being offered at an upcoming event.

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