Come learn with us at the new Haiku Home by Big Ass Solutions! Join us for a Lunch & Learn at the showroom for free lunch while earning continuing education credits.
We’re pretty sure you retain more of what you learn when you’re eating. Spend an hour with one of our experts for an in-person training session—you’ll learn more about innovative building design strategies, sustainability, and other fun topics, plus you’ll get lunch(on us!).
An Introduction to ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 55
ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 55 defines the range of indoor thermal environmental conditions acceptable to
the majority of occupants. An understanding of this standard is integral to the design of a new building
or renovation, as it accommodates a variety of comfort solutions that contribute to sustainable building.
This presentation will provide an introduction to Standard 55 which explains thermal comfort
requirements and how they affect design. It will also look at the changes incorporated in the newly-
published 2013 version of the standard.
- Understand the purpose of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 55 and how the Standard impacts sustainable design.
- Learn how to energy-efficiently meet comfort standards in both air-conditioned and naturally conditioned spaces.
- Describe how to determine and document compliance with comfort standards in various environments.
- Identify the updates to Standard 55-2013 and how they accommodate design solutions in sustainable building.
Credits available: 1 AIA HSW / 1 GBCI BD+C O+M ID+C / 1 PDH / 1 IDCEC / 1 Core LU (AIBC, SAA)