ASHRAE recently announced the publication of a user’s manual for ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings.

The manual is intended to help users understand the standard’s principles and requirements and how to comply with them. It includes measurements and calculations in both I-P and SI units.

The book includes sample calculations, application examples, and references to helpful resources and Websites. It is suitable for use in educational programs.

Purchasers of the user’s manual can download compliance forms and tools from

The cost of the user’s manual is $98 for ASHRAE members and $115 for non-members. Copies can be ordered by phone at 800-527-4723 (United States and Canada) or 404-636-8400, by fax at 678-539-2129, or online at