The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers has released for comment 18 proposed air-side control changes to its energy-use standard, ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1. The proposals are intended to move toward 30% energy-cost savings in buildings. Specific comments can be filed by either July 19 or Aug. 3. Details are available at www.ashrae.org.
The former Soviet nation of Kazakhstan is ramping up completion of EXPO 2017—a futuristic megaproject estimated to cost between $3 and $5 billion that will showcase global energy efficiency and boost the host’s global profile
Cover photo by Neelam Mathews in Astana, Kazakhstan