The anniversary of the standard was celebrated last week at ASHRAE’s 2010 Annual Conference. For more information about the standard, visit www.ashrae.org/90.1history.

This year marks the 35th anniversary of publication of the ASHRAE/IES energy standard, now known as ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. Since being developed in response to the energy crisis in the 1970s, Standard 90.1 has become the basis for building codes, and the standard for building design and construction throughout the United States.  

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