Addendum to ANSI/ASRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2010, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings are now open for public review through Apr. 1, 2013. The proposed updates include automatic lighting controls in more space types and shorten the times before lighting is automatically reduced or shut off. The addendum was created in response to comments from the design community, who called for a more user-friendly table format so that the standard’s provisions are clear. “The proposed addendum is the product of both the interest in increasing lighting controls use where practical and simplifying the standard,” said Eric Richman, chair of the standard’s lighting subcommittee, in a prepared press statement. For further information, go