The agreement defines parameters on how ASHRAE and the Smart Cities Council will promote mutual interests of their respective members and stakeholders.
December 5, 2019
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Atlanta, and the Smart Cities Council, Washington, D.C., announced plans to collaborate on a commitment toward the advancement of a more sustainable built environment.
Areas of potential collaboration include general advocacy, research, technical committee coordination, joint conferences and meetings, young professionals’ development, training and education programs, publication distribution, community service and diversity and inclusion.
May 28, 2019
ASHRAE, Atlanta, and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Washington, D.C., signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalizing the organizations’ relationship.
Organizations identify greenhouse gas footprint reduction, energy cost savings, energy security and enhanced reputation as key drivers of investment.
November 15, 2018
Johnson Controls, Milwaukee, Wis., unveiled the findings from its 2018 Energy Efficiency Indicator (EEI) survey, revealing that U.S. organizations are planning to increase investments in smart building measures, including building controls and building systems integration at a greater rate than more traditional energy efficiency measures.
USGBC and BRE will highlight the role that buildings can play in improving environmental, economic and health outcomes and positively impact the quality of life.
November 14, 2018
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Washington, D.C., and the BRE Group (BRE), UK, announced a partnership that will promote the expertise of both organizations and harness their combined industry insights to deliver a new industry approach to green building performance, solutions and benchmarking.
The model aims to result in significant and long-term reductions in power consumption, negative environmental impacts and toxic materials.
June 22, 2016
PermaCold Engineering, Inc., a Portland, Ore.-based refrigeration design-build firm, and DarkSky Technologies, an LED solutions provider based in Portland, Ore., announced a formal partnership that will combine expertise in their respective fields to develop and build new custom-designed and retrofitted cold storage and food processing facilities.