5.2 Codes & Standards
ASHRAE: Standard 100: Energy Conservation in
ASHRAE: Standard 105: Standard Method of Measuring
and Expressing Building Energy Performance.
As stated in Chapter 1, General Requirements, Codes
ASHRAE: Standard 111: Practices for Measurement, Testing,
and Standards, Building Codes, facilities shall comply
Adjusting and Balancing of Building HVAC Systems.
with the ICC's International Mechanical Code and
ASHRAE: Standard 114: Energy Management Control
the International Plumbing Code.
ASHRAE: Standard 135: BACnet: A Data Communication
Mechanical Design Standards
Protocol for Building Automation and Control Networks.
The latest editions of publications and standards listed
ASHRAE: Guideline #4: Preparation of Operating and
here are intended as guidelines for design. They are
Maintenance Documentation for Building Systems.
mandatory only where referenced as such in the text of
ASHRAE: Guideline #12: Minimizing the Risk of
this chapter or in applicable codes. The list is not meant
Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems.
to restrict the use of additional guides or standards.
American National Standards Association: ANSI Z 223.1.
When publications and standards are referenced as
National Fuel Gas Code Standard 54.
mandatory, any recommended practices or features shall
American Society of Mechanical Engineers: ASME
be considered as "required." When discrepancies between
requirements are encountered, GSA shall determine the
American Society of Plumbing Engineers: ASPE Data
ASHRAE: Handbook of Fundamentals.
Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors'
HVAC System Duct Design, Chapter 34.
National Association, Inc. (SMACNA):
ASHRAE: Handbook of HVAC Applications.
SMACNA HVAC Duct Construction Standards:
ASHRAE: Handbook of HVAC Systems and Equipment.
Metal and Flexible.
ASHRAE: Standard 15: Safety Code for Mechanical
SMACNA HVAC Air Duct Leakage Test Manual.
ASHRAE: Standard 52.2: Method of Testing: General
Installation Guide for HVAC Systems.
Ventilation Air-Cleaning Devices for Removal Efficiency
Seismic Restraint Manual Guidelines for Mechanical
by Particle Size.
ASHRAE: Standard 55: Thermal Environmental
NFPA Standard 96
Conditions for Human Occupancy.
All applicable regulations and requirements of local
ASHRAE: Standard 62: Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor
utility companies having jurisdiction.
EIA/TIA Standard 569: Commercial Building Standard
ASHRAE: Standard 90.1: Energy Standard for Buildings
For Telecommunications Pathways And Spaces (and
Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings.
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