The Complete Guide to Using Standard 90.1-2013
This User's Manual provides detailed instruction
for the design of commercial and high-rise
residential buildings to ensure their compliance
with ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013.
Developed to minimize multiple interpretations of Standard 90.1, this Manual helps users of Standard 90.1-2013 understand its principles and requirements and how to comply with them. It is written in clear, direct language, and includes measurements and calculations in both I-P and SI units for use with either edition of Standard 90.1-2013.
With sample calculations, application examples, forms to demonstrate compliance, and references to helpful resources and websites, this Manual is intended for architects, engineers, contractors, code officials, and other building professionals, and is also suitable for use in educational programs.
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In addition, this Manual
- offers information on the intent and
application of Standard 90.1,
- illuminates the Standard through the use of
abundant sample calculations and examples,
- streamlines the process of showing
- provides forms to demonstrate compliance.
This Manual also instructs the user in the
- energy simulation programs used in
conjunction with the Energy Cost Budget
Method of compliance with the Standard and
- the Performance Rating Method used for
calculating building energy performance
ratings for certain building rating systems
and incentive programs.
This Manual is intended to be useful to
numerous types of building professionals,
including the following:
- Architects and engineers who must apply the
Standard to the design of their buildings.
- Plan examiners and field inspectors who
must enforce the Standard in areas where it
is adopted as code.
- General and specialty contractors who must
construct buildings in compliance with the
- Product manufacturers, state and local
energy offices, policy groups, utilities, and
Standard 90.1-2013, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings 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 35 years.