Standards

The Resource Center's collection of industry standards and practices include publications from ASHRAE, ASME, IES, NEMA, and UL.

ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers)

  • BACnet™. A Data Communication Protocol for Building Automation and Control Networks. (ANSI/ASHRAE 135-1995)
  • Energy Conservation in Existing Buildings – Commercial. (ANSI/ASHRAE/IES 100.3-1985)
  • Energy Conservation in Existing Buildings – High Rise Residential. (ANSI/ASHRAE/IES 100.2-1991)
  • Energy Conservation in Existing Buildings – Institutional. (ANSI/ASHRAE/IES 100.5-1981)
  • Energy Efficient Design of New Buildings except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. (ASHRAE/IES 90/1-1989)
  • Guidelines for Commissioning of HVAC Systems. (ASHRAE Guideline 1-1989)
  • Practices for Measurement, Testing, Adjusting and Balancing of Building, Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Systems. (ANSI/ASHRAE 111-1988)
  • Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy. (ANSI/ASHRAE 55-1981)
  • Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality. (ANSI/ASHRAE 62-1989)

ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)

  • Centrifugal Pumps: Performance Test Codes. (ASME PTC 8.2 1990)
  • Fans: Performance Test Codes. (ANSI/ASME PTC 11-1984)

IES (Illuminating Engineering Society)

  • Calculation of Daylight Availability. (RP-21)
  • Design Guide for Warehouse Lighting. (DG-2)
  • Guide for Educational Facilities Lighting. (RP-3-1988)
  • IES Recommended Practice for the Lumen Methods of Daylight Calculations (RP-23-1989)
  • IESNA Recommended Practice for Tunnel Lighting. (RP-22-96)
  • Lighting for Health Care Facilities. (IES-CP-29-1985)
  • Museum and Art Gallery Lighting: A Recommended Practice. (RP-30-96)
  • Office Lighting. (RP-1-1993)
  • Roadway Lighting (RP-8-1983)
  • Sports Lighting (RP-6-88)

NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturers Association)

  • Motors and Generators (MG-1)

UL (Underwriters Laboratories)

  • Standard for Electric Radiant Heating Panels and Heating Panel Sets. (UL-1693)
  • Standard for Electric Baseboard Heating Equipment. (UL-1042)