December 2, 2010
A new User’s Manual educates industry professionals on how to meet the requirements of a green building standard published by three leading industry organizations.
Standard 189.1-2009, Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, was published earlier this year by The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) in conjunction with the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The standard provides a long-needed green building foundation for those who strive to design, build and operate green buildings.
A newly published User’s Manual is now available.
The new User’s Manual provides explanations of the standard’s requirements and examples of its application. It contains sample calculations, forms to demonstrate compliance and references to helpful resources and websites. This User’s Manual can also be suitable for use in educational programs.
Standard 189.1 also serves as jurisdictional compliance option to the International Green Construction Code authored by the International Code Council, ASTM International and the American Institute of Architects.
To order visit www.ashrae.org/bookstore. The cost of the Standard 189.1 User’s Manual is $93 ($79, ASHRAE members).