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April 25, 2012

FASTRACK Features

Commissioning Provisions of the International Green Construction Code

By RON WILKINSON, PE, LEED AP, CPMP; Jersey City, N.J.

The International Code Council is breaking new ground with the International Green Construction Code (IgCC). Published this spring, it is the first internationally acknowledged code focused on high-performance buildings. It contains a comprehensive and detailed treatment of high-performance-building strategies, including energy conservation and commissioning (Cx). This article discusses the Cx sections of the code.

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FASTRACK News

Polygon Provides Tips for Combatting High Humidity in Facilities

With summer around the corner, David Simkins, director of industrial services for Polygon US Corp., the North Andover, Mass.-based provider of property-damage-restoration, temporary-humidity-control, and property-performance services, offers four tips for controlling moisture in buildings and keeping maintenance and operation costs from skyrocketing.

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Honeywell Smart-Grid Program Receives Energy Project of Year Award

An automated-demand-response program managed by Honeywell is the recipient of the Energy Project of the Year award from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Southern California Chapter.

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ASHRAE, NIST to Host Conference on Refrigerants

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Rebellius Named President of Siemens Building Technologies

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Online Registration for Mechanical Systems Week 2012 Open

Registration for Mechanical Systems Week 2012, a national seminar and product showcase devoted to HVACR, hydronics, and plumbing taking place Sept. 19-21 in Schaumburg, Ill., is open.

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