ASHRAE is pleased to solicit proposals for 4 new research projects and three re-bid projects. The research project titles are listed below.
In all cases, electronic proposal must be in the hands of the ASHRAE MORTS by 8 A.M. EDT, Friday, May 15, 2015 NO EXTENSIONS, NO EXCEPTIONS. The projects are scheduled to begin September 1, 2015 or later.
**Prior to preparing a proposal, please review the sample ASHRAE Research Agreement and General Conditions found on the Research page of the ASHRAE website. If your contracting officer cannot accept this Agreement, please contact us prior to bidding.
Copies of requests-for-proposal (RFPs) are linked to the title list and may be downloaded or printed from this site.
Please give this announcement wide and prompt distribution to all interested researchers within your organization.
1414-TRP, “Update of U-factors, Solar Heat Gain Coefficients and Visible Transmittances of Standard Fenestration Units made from Representative Fenestration Frame and Glazing Systems in the Fenestration Chapter of the Handbook of Fundamentals” Sponsored by: TC 4.5, Fenestration.
1614-TRP, “Developing a Test Method to Determine the Effectiveness of UVC Systems on Commercial Cooking Effluent” Sponsored by: TC 5.10, Kitchen Ventilation
1696-TRP (re-bid), “Thermal, Moisture and Air Transport Property Values for New Building and Insulating Materials” Sponsored by: TC 4.4 Building Materials and Building Envelope Performance
1702-TRP (re-bid), “Case Studies to Test Performance Measurement Protocols” Sponsored by: TC 7.6, Building Energy Performance
1740-TRP, “Hydrogen Fluoride Capacity of Desiccants” Sponsored by: TC 3.3, Contaminant Control in Refrigerant Systems; Co-sponsored by: TC 3.2, Refrigerant System Chemistry
1746-TRP (re-bid), “Validation of RP-1455 Advanced Control Sequences for HVAC Systems – Air Distribution and Terminal Systems” Sponsored by: TC 1.4, Control Theory and Application
1747-TRP, “Implementation of RP-1547 CO²-based Demand Controlled Ventilation for Multiple Zone HVAC Systems in Direct Digital Control Systems” Sponsored by: TC 4.3 Ventilation Requirements and Infiltration, Co-sponsored by: TC 1.4 Control Theory and Application
Progress and Financial Reports, must be made to the Society, through its Manager of Research and Technical Services in quarterly intervals; specifically on or before each January 1, April 1, June 10, and October 1 of the contract period.
These Research Project Final Reports document the results of the research project, and are approved by the sponsoring Technical Committee. ASHRAE members have free access through the Members-Only Research Projects Final Reports site. Non-members can purchase and download individual Research Reports for $30 each through ASHRAE's Online Bookstore.
Please contact the Manager of Research and Technical Services, Mike Vaughn, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you cannot find the report you are looking for below. Additional reports are available in hardcopy form only for $30 plus shipping and handling.
The official record of research presented at ASHRAE's Annual and Winter Conferences is ASHRAE Transactions
Comprehensive reporting on original research of lasting value is published in HVAC&R Research
, a bimonthly journal.