ASHRAE Codes, Standards or Guidelines … What’s the difference?
When ASHRAE speaks, building operators listen. After all, the association helps form many of the key building management practices in place today. But is compliance with an ASHRAE code mandatory? What about a standard, or a guideline? This session, presented by an ASHRAE instructor, will clarify the sometimes confusing issues regarding codes, standards and guidelines issues by the association, and provide a deeper understanding of how to document compliance.
1. Understand what goes into an ASHRAE Code is
2. Identify the purpose of an Industry Standard
3. Review reasons for developing Industry Guidelines
4. Determine how to document Compliance