Committee News

ASHRAE Offers Course on the Role of HVAC Systems on Infection Control

ATLANTA (March 23, 2020) – ASHRAE will offer a course on thee role of HVAC systems in infection control in hospitals.   The course, "Designing and Operating High-Performing Healthcare HVAC Systems," is one of 11 offerings in ASHRAE's Spring online instru...

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Energy Prices Plummet Due to Coronavirus

With steep decreases in economic activity in China, along with dramatic contractions in travel markets, energy prices have plummeted for oil and gas. Price reductions from OPEC countries have also contributed to the fall. Impacts on the wind and solar energy industries have also been...

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House Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce Considers HFC Phase-Down Legislation

On March 12, the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will meet to consider two pieces of legislation, including H.R. 5544, the "American Innovation and Manufacturing Leadership Act of 2020." This legislation, which ASHRAE suppor...

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Energy Department Announces $20 Million Investment in Workforce Development in Emerging Fields

On March 6, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $20 million in funding for a grant program that will support workforce development at universities in emerging energy fields. This funding will help expand the existing joint graduate education programs with DOE National Labo...

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ASHRAE Announces Call for Abstracts for Ventilation 2021

ASHRAE Announces Call for Abstracts for Ventilation 2021 Submissions due October 2020 ATLANTA (March 5, 2020) – AASHRAE is accepting paper abstracts for Ventilation 2021: 13th International Industrial Ventilation Conference for Contaminant Control, taking place Aug. 15...

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