The Web-based Building Performance Evaluation System, developed by Aircuity, Inc., recently won a prestigious R&D 100 Award, sponsored by R&D Magazine. The R&D awards annually recognize the 100 most technologically significant new products and processes of the year. Past award winners also include the fax machine, Taxol (an anti-cancer drug), and HDTV. The Aircuity Building Performance Evaluation System is an automated monitoring system that collects and interprets IAQ information using a user-friendly portable monitor and a secure Web-based data management system.
Retrieving every last bit of performance from the system while stopping short of the surge line is no small feat. Dig into sizing, tower selection, chilled water loads and stability, and condenser water management to leave no efficiency stone unturned. Read more in April issue