Category Codification - Page 2

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May
GBCI Changes the LEED Cha...
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Did you know that until recently anyone could challenge a certification issued under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program of the United States Green Building Council? Did you know it could occur at any time, and be related to any point or prerequisite? Did you know that such a challenge could result in

12
Jan
Are Waves of Green Waftin...
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Obama’s new green requirements for federal buildings will likely catch on up in Canada in the near future, says a Canadian journalist in a recent article called “U.S. green wave is moving north”. Ottawa-based Korky Koroluk advises fellow Canadians that those within their construction industry should be aware of an executive order signed by U.S. President

7
Jan
FAU Computer and Engineer...
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The FAU Computer and Engineering Building is a 97,000 square foot building that is seeking LEED Platinum Level, one of the first educational buildings to do so in Florida. The new FAU Computer and Engineering Building opened on November 5, 2010. LBFG completed the moisture and mold peer review of the design and construction that

7
Jan
New iPhone App Designed f...
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Calculating ventilation rates just became a little easier with a new iPhone application designed specifically for ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2007, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality. The Standard has been used for years as the measuring stick for indoor air quality ventilation for the building industry. Typically, a “62MZCalc.xls” Excel spreadsheet accompanies the Standard and is used for

6
Jan
Building Envelope Chapter...
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Written by experts in the field of indoor air quality (IAQ), the Indoor Air Quality Guide is the most comprehensive and practical resource ever developed on design and construction for enhanced IAQ. For architects, engineers and building owners who want commercial and instructional buildings with high-quality indoor environments, this Guide provides the strategies needed to

3
Jan
Just Released! – AS...
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Best Practices for Design, Construction, and Commissioning We are extremely excited to announce the release of ASHRAE’s new publication, Indoor Air Quality Guide – Best Practices for Design, Construction, and Commissioning. Our own Vice-President, George DuBose, was one of the contributing authors for this comprehensive guide, which you will definitely want for your reference library.

9
Dec
What Happens When Green B...
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The inevitable is about to happen and most people don’t even know it is coming — green buildings are going to become, by codification, the law of the land. For some firms, this will just mean business as usual. For other firms, this change will be cataclysmic. ASHRAE produces standards that are adopted by most