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2014 Green Building Standard Now Available from ASHRAE


The 2014 version of the green building standard from ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council and the Illuminating Engineering Society contains new requirements to further reduce energy and environmental impacts of buildings. ANSI/ASHRAE/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1-2014, Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, addresses: site sustainability; water-use efficiency; energy efficiency; indoor environmental quality; and the impact of a building on the atmosphere, materials, and resources.

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