ASHRAE Guideline 13-2014, Specifying Building Automation Systems, provide designers of building automation systems (BAS) with background information, recommendations for good practice, project considerations, and detailed discussion of options with respect to the design of a BAS system. The guideline includes online access to an example specification that illustrates the concepts described throughout the document. The new informative Annex D Performance Monitoring was included to assist in the specification of performance monitoring systems.
More information about the guideline is available in a seminar at ASHRAE’s 2014 Annual Conference, June 28-July 2, Seattle, Wash. Kahn is scheduled to give a presentation on specifying performance monitoring with the guideline as part of a session on monitoring. The seminar takes place at 8 a.m. Wednesday, July 2. For more information, visit www.ashrae.org/seattle.