Carbon dioxide monitoring can inform decisions about whether a space is adequately ventilated. Ventilation is now recognized as an important tool in preventing Covid-19 infections. ASHRAE has published a position paper on some of the issues surrounding CO2 monitoring and
Amendment 17 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations has now reached the pre-publication stage and comments will be collected until 11 June 2022. The following are covered in this amendment: Canadian requirements for central air conditioners and heat pumps would be
ASHRAE continues to develop extensive publicly accessible resources on HVAC systems and Covid-19. These include recommendations on design, operation and maintenance. AHSRAE’s web page also links to guidance from other organizations. If you are looking specifically for information on building
Like many of you, we are now working from home. Fortunately, our work is well-suited to this. Our main office phone system is not. We are checking for voice messages, but most of us will be more quickly reached through
The Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs has published several tools to assist with SB-10 compliance. These include checklists, an Ontario-specific version of COMcheck, and energy modelling guidelines. Caneta developed the base document for the energy modelling guidelines.