FAQs

How do I submit a project to be considered for High Performing Buildings magazine?

Please provide an informal abstract stating why the project is important to the high performing building industry, what can be learned from it and the annual energy use intensity (kBtu/ft2). Send it to hpbmagazine@ashrae.org.

A page with more information on submitting case studies exists here.

How do I submit a product to be considered for High Performing Buildings magazine?

Please send a product description and photo to hpbmagazine@ashrae.org

What programs and information are available from ASHRAE to improve building performance?

Building Energy Quotient (bEQ) is a building energy labeling program that lets commercial building owners zero in on opportunities to lower building operating cost and make informed decisions to increase value. bEQ's In Operation rating applies an easily understood scale to compare a commercial building's energy use with similar buildings. What makes bEQ unique is the depth of the analysis upon which the rating is based.

 

The ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guides are a series of publications designed to provide recommendations for achieving energy savings over the minimum code requirements of ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1.

 

What energy tools and resources are available online for building professionals?

Online Tools

Use the online tools below to determine how clean the electricity you use is, find good practice sustainability measures, investigate several configurations of geothermal system and more.

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