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ASHRAE releases new version of energy efficiency standard for buildings

SHRAE has released an expanded, revised version of ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2019, Energy Efficiency Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings.

It contains more than 100 changes from the 2016 version, including numerous energy-saving measures. The new version “focuses on energy-saving measures which we hope will reward designs for achieving energy cost levels above the standard minimum and result in more efficient buildings and more innovative solutions,” says Drake Erbe, chair of the Standard 90.1 committee, in an ASHRAE news release.

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