CIAR 2015 - MADRID - Spain

The XIII Ibero American Congress of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning will be held in Madrid, Spain, April 28 to 30, 2015. Its central theme is in search of An Efficient Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. Juan José Quixano Burgos, President of FAIAR and ATECYR welcome our community to this ...

New Duct Sizing Calculator Available

ATLANTA – A new duct sizing calculator from ASHRAE and the Air Distribution Institute (ADI) allows HVAC air distribution system designers to more accurately size ducts, especially flex ducts under varying amounts of compression, based on research results. The Duct Size Calculator is a qu...

Joel_Primeau_100.jpg ASHRAE HVAC Design Training

Level I & II Training Offered – Register for Both and Save   HVAC Design: Level I – Essentials When: January 9 - 11, 2017 | Orlando, FL Cost: $1,264 (ASHRAE Member: $1,009)   Company Discount: Enroll 3 or more participants from the sa...

Outstanding Achievements Recognized At ASHRAE's Annual Conference

ATLANTA —Ninety-four people will be recognized by ASHRAE for their contributions to the Society and the built environment industry at the Society’s 2015 Annual Conference held here June 27-July 1. Louise and Bill Holladay Distinguished Fellow AwardRaymond Cohen, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow...

ASHRAE announces the 2014 Green Building Standard version

ATLANTA - New requirements to further reduce energy and environmental impacts of buildings are contained in the 2014 version of the green building standard from ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council and the Illuminating Engineering Society. ANSI/ASHRAE/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1-2014, Sta...

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©2014 This excerpt taken from the article of the same name which appeared in ASHRAE Journal, vol. 56, no. 10, October 2014. By Mukesh K. Khattar, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE About the AuthorMukesh K. Khattar, Ph.D, is energy director at Oracle in Redwood Shores, Calif. He is a past member of ASHRA...

Figure_2 First Building with BEQ label in Colombia

The General Direction of Bancolombia s the first building in Colombia that certifies their energy consumption practices through the new program for energy labeling of buildings, BEQ, from ASHRAE. Fuel consumption per kilometer helps us decide which car to buy, the nutrition labels on foods help us ...

Thanks to all that has visited and commented our new website

I want to thank all the people who have visited and commented our new website.  Remember that this page will be a communications tool within our Region. Please, use it. If you have any technical article to post, please, send it to me. Our Region XII website aims to enhance the comm...

Congratulations University of Central Florida - Student Design Competition

ASHRAE Announces Recipients of Student Design Competition; Applied Engineering Challenge ATLANTA - Students who took part in ASHRAE´s 2014 Student Design Competition were challenged to do research and design for a research and design development facility. The 2014 student competition focuses on a...

ASHRAE Announces Spring 2015 Online Courses; New Course on Commissioning Process

ATLANTA – With the commissioning process becoming widely recognized as being critical to the success of high-performance buildings ASHRAE has added a new Learning Institute course focused on requirements in its first commissioning standard. Taught by Walter Grondzik, P.E., the course, “...