ASHRAE releases guide on grid interactivity

US engineering organisation ASHRAE has released a guide focusing on the essential role of grid interactivity in the decarbonisation process. The second in a series of guides developed by the ASHRAE Task Force For Building Decarbonization (TFBD), the Grid-Interactive Buildings for Decarbonization: Design and Operation Resource Guide is designed to provide information on maximising carbon […]

Events and conferences

ASHRAE Winter Conference unveils technical program

ASHRAE has revealed the preliminary technical program for its 2024 ASHRAE Winter Conference, taking place January 20–24 next year in Chicago.   Boasting a focus on addressing the pressing challenges of decarbonisation and climate change, the conference will feature 11 technical tracks and more than 100 sessions, offering attendees a wealth of knowledge and insights. […]

Education Events and conferences

Students design a sustainable future

ASHRAE has announced the winners of the 2023 Student Design Competition and the Setty Family Foundation Applied Engineering Challenge. Students were challenged to design the HVAC system for a laboratory facility located in Cairo, Egypt, for the 2023 Student Design Competition. This consisted of a large single-story building with a rooftop penthouse equalling about 2,515m2. The teams were […]


ASHRAE awarded major grant for energy code training

US engineering body ASHRAE has earned a US$2.85 million (AUD$4.17 million) grant from the US Department of Energy Building Technologies Office for Resilient and Efficient Codes Implementation (RECI). The program invests $225 million over five years, to “enable sustained cost-effective implementation of updated building energy codes.” The award will fund the “Energy Code Official – […]