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ASHRAE 2013 Technology Awards

©2013 This excerpt taken from the article of the same name which appeared in ASHRAE Journal, vol. 55, no. 3, March 2013.

The ASHRAE Technology Awards recognize outstanding achievements by members who have successfully applied innovative building design in the areas of occupant comfort, indoor air quality and energy conservation. Their designs incorporate ASHRAE standards for effective energy management and IAQ. Performance is proven through one year's actual, verifiable operating data.

The NREL Research Support Facility, a first-place winner, also has received the Award of Engineering Excellence (photo 1). The recognition is given to the most outstanding project receiving a first-place Technology Award. It has been awarded only two other times, in 2000 and 2005.

The following describes projects from the 2013 ASHRAE Technology Award winners and honorable mentions. Articles about these projects will be published in issues of ASHRAE Journal and High Performing Buildings magazine.

 

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