This will be ASHRAE’s first hybrid conference, where virtual attendees will have access to live sessions, participate in speaker Q&A as well as interact with both virtual and in-person conference attendees.
Given the challenges and limited financial resources available for building departments as cited in the Code Council's ongoing survey of U.S. code officials response to the pandemic, the implementation of remote virtual inspections can also save jurisdictions time and money as there is no longer a need for inspectors to travel to and from sites.
Exploring the role building codes play in our day-to-day lives, this international campaign raises awareness about building safety and the importance of building codes in making communities safer and more resilient.
Cooperation will focus on several key areas, including improving building performance and cost effectiveness, supporting innovation and standards development, and strengthening resiliency of the built environment.
The ASHRAE LowDown Showdown engages architects, engineers, designers and energy modelers by working on integrated teams in the creation of effective workflow and outstanding design in real-word building efficiency challenges.