Standard 189.1-2100. Southern Alberta Chapter T. David Underwood, P.Eng., FASHRAE November 20, 2012. TEACH. ASHRAE Will Give You the World. Give Back to ASHRAE. NETWORK. LEARN. GROW. SHARE.
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Southern Alberta Chapter
T. David Underwood, P.Eng., FASHRAE
November 20, 2012
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A design standard not a rating system
Developed in ANSI model code language
Applies to all buildings except low-rise residential (same as ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1)
Optional compliance path to the International Green Construction Code
“…Choice of the construction team to use IGCC or Std. 189.1“ (International Green Construction Code)
§1.0 through §4.0 cover the Purpose, Scope, Definitions and Administration
§5.0 through §10 are the working sections
To provide minimum requirement for:
….of high performance green buildings.
2.1 Provides minimum criteria for:
2.Portions of buildings or
3.Systems & equipment in existing buildings
b. Site sustainability, water use efficiency, energy efficiency, indoor environmental quality (IEQ), atmospheric impact, and resources.
2.2 Doesn’t cover single family dwellings or non water or energy use buildings.
2.3 Doesn’t supersede any health & safety requirements
4.1 Buildings shall comply with mandatory requirements in Sections 5 through 11
4.1.1 Normative appendices are mandatory
4.1.2 Informative appendices offer further information
(simple option, very few calculations)
(more options, but more effort)
solar reflectance index (SRI)
natural vegetation and
shading by structures
Mandatory Provisions (cont)
backlight, uplight and glare (all tabularized)
Connections of primary building entrances to pedestrian walkway for access to public ways or transit stops
-Minimum 40% of site area shall have effective pervious area
-20% of area shall be maintained as Greenfield
- For existing buildings 20 % of average rainfall to be managed
- For new buildings on Greenfield or Brownfield sites 40% of rainfall to be managed.
-For all other sites manage 50% of rainfall
§7.3.2 on-site renewable provisions for future installation
§7.3.3 energy consumption management and recording
§ 7.4.6 Lighting
§ 7.4.7 Other Equipment
- Refer to Normative Appendix D for the building model guidelines
Proposed Performance < (Mandatory + Prescriptive)
… and Commissioning to assure verification of construction of these items as specified earlier in the Standard
In addition to:
Standard 189.1-2011 raises the bar for the design of high performance Green Buildings
The many players that contributed to developing this standard believe that it provides a realistic platform for responsible design