The MoU was signed by 2018-2019 ASHRAE President Sheila J. Hayter, P.E. and DOE Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Daniel R. Simmons, on May 22. The agreement defines parameters on how ASHRAE and the DOE will collaborate more closely to continue to advance and promote mutual interests.
ASHRAE and DOE seek to work cooperatively on the following:
“This MoU agreement represents a valuable coordination of resources between ASHRAE and the Department of Energy which establishes a solid framework to facilitate advances within the built environment,” said 2018-2019 ASHRAE President Sheila J. Hayter, P.E. “We look forward to working with DOE on innovative approaches toward the attainment of sustainable development in all communities.”
The MoU includes, but is not limited to, the following goals:
“We are pleased to continue our partnership with ASHRAE,” said Daniel R. Simmons, Assistant Secretary of EERE. “We value the expertise of our stakeholders, including ASHRAE, and look forward to our continued collaboration together."