An Opportunity to Review a Net-Zero Energy Guide

Originally published by: ASHRAEAugust 26, 2018

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In partnership with AIA, IES, and USGBC and with support from the DOE, ASHRAE is developing a new series of Advanced Energy Design Guides focusing on achieving zero energy performance.   

The second guide in this series, Advanced Energy Design Guide for Small to Medium Office Buildings – Achieving Zero Energy.  is now in development and focuses on small to medium office buildings.   The 60% Technical Refinement Preliminary Draft for the Advanced Energy Design Guide for Small to Medium Office Buildings – Achieving Zero Energy is now available for review and feedback from Saturday, September 1, 2018 through Sunday, September 16, 2018.  

All review input must be received by Sunday, September 16, 2018 in order to ensure that the committee will be able to consider the feedback.  Once received, the input will be compiled and then reviewed by the committee who will make changes to the draft based on that input.   To participate in the review, please go to to download the review process instructions and review input form as well as a copy of the document for review (in pdf format).   The draft and review instructions are available for download as of September 1, 2018.