ASHRAE updating standards for High Performance Green Buildings

Changes to the purpose and scope that reflect advances in green buildings over the last 10 years are proposed for the high performance building standard from ASHRAE, hospital the International Code Council (ICC), try the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES). ASHRAE/IES/USGBC/ICC Standard 189.1, Standard for [...]

EPA ranks Atlanta fourth in cities with Energy Star buildings

ATLANTA — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its eighth-annual “Top Cities” list, order which ranks the 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified commercial buildings in the preceding calendar year with Atlanta ranking fourth. The Top Cities list illustrates how cities across America are [...]