The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute is one of nine organizations that will advise the U.S. Department of Energy on high-performance building issues.
High-Performance Commercial Green Building Partnership brings together leading
organizations from all aspects of the building community to provide guidance
and technical expertise on sustainability issues to the Energy Department’s
building technologies program.
“As solution providers, our
members who manufacture residential and commercial heating and cooling, and
commercial refrigeration systems can provide critical technical guidance to DOE
on developing high-performance buildings that help achieve the nation’s energy
and environmental goals,” said AHRI President Stephen
Other members of the partnership include the American
Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers; the American
Institute of Architects; the Alliance to Save Energy; the Building Owners and
Managers Association; the International Code Council; the Illuminating
Engineering Society of North America; the National Association of State Energy
Officials; the National Electrical Manufacturers Association; and the U.S.
Green Building Council.
AHRI to council Energy Dept. on building issues
July 1, 2009