This RDH Technical Bulletin covers the requirements of ASHRAE Standard 90.1: Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, how those requirements impact the building enclosure, and tips for effectively using this standard.
Energy performance has become a mainstream design consideration, often being the primary driver for decisions regarding the building enclosure and most other systems of the building. Most jurisdictions establish minimum requirements for energy performance through reference to ASHRAE Standard 90.1 or a similar standard.
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How to reference this bulletin:
ASHRAE Standard 90.1, RDH Technical Bulletin No. 006. RDH Building Science Inc., October 2012. https://learnbuildingscience.com/products/copy-of-rdh-bulletin-ashrae-standard-90-1.