PDF Standards ASHRAE 189.1-2017

PDF Standards ASHRAE 189.1-2017

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  • March 11, 2023

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Standard 189.1 provides totalbuilding sustainability guidance for designing, building, and operatinghigh-performance green buildings. From site location to energy use torecycling, this standard sets the foundation for green buildings by addressingsite sustainability, water use efficiency, energy efficiency, indoorenvironmental quality (IEQ), and the building’s impact on the atmosphere,materials and resources. Standard 189.1 comprises the complete technicalcontent of the International Green Construction Code® (IgCC).The standard provides minimumrequirements for siting, design, construction, and operation ofhigh-performance green buildings to (1) balance environmental responsibility,resource efficiency, occupant comfort and well being, and communitysensitivity, and (2) support the goal of development that meets the needs ofthe present without compromising the ability of future generations to meettheir own needs.This standard providesminimum criteria that apply to new buildings and their systems, new portions ofbuildings and their systems, and new systems and equipment in existingbuildings. The provisions of this standard do not apply to single-familyhouses, multi-family structures of three stories or fewer above grade,manufactured houses (mobile homes) and manufactured houses (modular), orbuildings that use none of the following: electricity, fossil fuel, orwater. Changes in the 2017 edition:*Clarified purpose and scope*Updated requirements for pedestrian walkways,allowable sites, prohibited development, neighborhood assets, public transitaccess, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure*New requirements for vegetated roofs, bicyclepaths, and construction waste management*Updated and new water use requirements*Updated requirements to reflect changes inANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2016*Updated requirements for control of soil gasentry, material emissions, acoustical control, and daylighting*Updated requirements for commissioning andenvelope airtightness testing*New informative appendix with information onthe commissioning process

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