ASHRAE STD 189.1
Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings
|Publication Date:||1 January 2020|
This standard contains requirements that
a. apply to the following building projects:
1. New buildings and their systems
2. New portions of buildings and their systems
3. New systems and equipment in existing buildings
4. Relocated existing buildings and temporary structures where specified in this standard
b. address site sustainability, water use efficiency, energy efficiency, indoor environmental quality (IEQ), materials and resources, and construction and plans for operation.
The provisions of this standard do not apply to
a. single-family houses, multifamily structures of three stories or fewer above grade, manufactured houses (mobile homes), and manufactured houses (modular); and
b. building projects that use none of the following: electricity, fossil fuel, or water.
The requirements in this standard shall not be used to circumvent any applicable safety, health, or environmental requirements.