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HPBC Hits Capitol Hill for Hill Day and Briefing

May 2, 2016 Members of the High Performance Building Coalition (HPBC) traveled to Capitol Hill on April 21st for a day of meetings with High Performance Building Caucus member offices and a lunch briefing on the importance of funding key federal programs related to high performance buil...

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Importance of Resiliency in Buildings Codes/Standards Stressed at White House Event

May 10, 2016 ATLANTA – Helping buildings and their systems withstand and recover from natural disasters requires a lot of technical knowledge. Fortunately, ASHRAE has dozens of resources available to help designers make buildings more resilient. The Society took part in today’s White ...

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Hidden Risks of Green Buildings

‘LEED-certified’ no guarantee of success, particularly concerning the accumulation of moisture and the growth of mold. A new article in the HPAC.com magazine describes several additional concerns that come from designing a building to the 'green' standards, such as LEED. Read the full ...

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ASHRAE and AFE Sign Agreement of Understanding

May 17, 2016 Copyied from: https://www.ashrae.org/news/2016/ashrae-and-afe-sign-agreement-of-understanding Contact: Jodi Scott Public Relations 678-539-1140 jscott@ashrae.org Editors Note: A photo of the signing is available. ATLANTA – ASHRAE and the Association of Facilities Engineering...

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Better Buildings Challenge Partners Exceed $1.3 Billion in Energy Cost Savings, Share Hundreds of Solutions to Help Spur Future Efficiency Efforts

WASHINGTON — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro today released Better Buildings Challenge partner results, announced three new focus areas in local communities, and highlighted overall signs of growth in the initiati...

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