Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

ASHRAE Seeks Bids on 62.2 User's Manual
Nov 8, 2004
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

Authors are being sought to write a manual to help users meet the requirements of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers' (ASHRAE) residential ventilation standard.

The proposed manual will apply to ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.2-2003, Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings, which is the only nationally recognized indoor air quality standard developed solely for residences.

"The manual will assist users in understanding the principles upon which the standard is based, the requirements of the standard and how those requirements may be met," David Grimsrud, Ph.D., chair of the Standard 62.2 committee, said. "It will provide explanations of the standard's requirements and examples of its application."

The Standard 62.2 manual is one of nine proposals for research and special projects released for bid by ASHRAE. Bids are due Dec. 15, 2004 and projects are scheduled to begin April 1, 2005.

The manual will provide a thorough explanation of several requirements such as rationale of formulas, and examples provided. The manual will detail mechanical ventilation system choices, combustion appliance considerations, and design of kitchen and bathroom ventilation and filtration.

The standard recently was proposed for inclusion in the 2006 International Residential Code. Since the standard likely will be adopted by code bodies, the association says several issues should be explained more thoroughly, such as rationale of formulas, and examples provided.

The other projects for bid are:

  • 1216-TRP, Inlet Installation Effects On Bi/Airfoil Centrifugal Fans, Air and Sound. It is sponsored by ASHRAE's technical committee (TC) 5.1, Fans.
  • 1235-TRP, The Nature, Significance and Control of Solar Driven Vapor Diffusion in Wall Systems, sponsored by ASHRAE TC 4.4, Building Materials and Building Envelope Performance, and 4.2, Weather Information.
  • 1245-TRP, Determine the Effects of Duct Fittings on Air Velocity Measurements, sponsored by TC 1.2, Instruments and Measurement, and TC 7.7, Testing and Balancing.
  • 1300-TRP, Maximum Velocity of Make-Up Air for Smoke Management Systems in Atria and Other Large Spaces , sponsored by TC 5.6, Control of Fire and Smoke.
  • 1301-TRP, Quantification and Ventilation Effectiveness for Air Quality Control in Plant and Animal Environments, sponsored by TC 2.2 Plant and Animal Environments.
  • 1302-TRP, Comparison of Gas Phase Air Filtration Equipment Lab Tests to Field Experience, sponsored by TC 2.3, Gaseous Air Contaminants and Gas Contaminant Removal Equipment.
  • 1307-TRP, An Evaluation of The Efficacy of Fill Removal, Cleaning, and Disinfection in Controlling Legionella Populations in Cooling Tower Systems, sponsored by TC 3.6, Water Treatment.

    Back to Daily News

  •  

    Daily News

    ...........................................................

    Jul 29, 2014: Jarden Reports Record Net Sales in 2Q

    Jul 29, 2014: LG USA Names VanderWaal to Head Marketing

    Jul 29, 2014: Smart Meters May Provide An Entrance Point for Cyber Attacks on the Connected Home

    Jul 29, 2014: TCL Will Manufacture Portable HVAC Equipment for Soleus Air

    Jul 29, 2014: HVACR Contractors Outlook Remains Positive

    More Daily News>>

    RSS Feeds
    .........................................................
    Appliance Industry
    Market Research

    ...........................................................

    March 2014: Market Research - 62nd Annual U.S. Appliance Industry Forecast
    February 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: December 2013
    January 2014: Market Research - Appliance Historical Statistical Review: 1954-2012
    January 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: November 2013




     
    Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
    UBM Canon © 2014  

    Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

    UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Pharmalive | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows