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The New ASHRAE Headquarters Renovation Project: A Case Study

A seminar presented at the 2020 Orlando ASHRAE Winter Conference

The new ASHRAE building, located in Technology Park in Peachtree Corners, is a 1970's era 66,000 sq. ft. building that is being remodeled into a high-efficient, net-zero-ready facility to become ASHRAE's worldwide headquarters. View the Seminar 

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The Project, the Vision and the Goals

pdf_icon.png Project/Vision

pdf_icon.png Planning

The Systems

pdf_icon.png HVAC System Updates

pdf_icon.png Rooftop PV Generation Potential

The Concepts

pdf_icon.png Water Conservation Opportunities

pdf_icon.png Building Envelope

pdf_icon.png Thermal Comfort

pdf_icon.png Atrium Concepts

pdf_icon.png Resiliency Updates

Information in these PDFs were provided to ASHRAE by McLennan Design, Houser Walker Architecture and the Integral Group as part of Design Charettes that took place in April 2019. Images and concepts within the documents represent the project options at that time and may be copyrighted.

ASHRAE Documents Referenced

ASHRAE publications to be used in the planning/construction of the building.

The project shall exceed:

ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2016 -- Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings

ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2016 -- Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality

ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 55-2017 -- Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy

It is highly desirable that the project exceed:

2018 International Green Construction Code (IGCC) - incorporating ANSI/ASHRAE/ICC/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1

Advanced Energy Design series:

Advanced Energy Design Guides - a series of guides to provide a cost effective approach to achieve advanced levels of energy savings - 30%, 50% and Zero Energy usage.