Articles Tagged with ''dehumdification''

A Big Step With A Little Footprint

With a natatorium, a gym, and other community functions, it’s only appropriate that the Ping Tom Memorial Fieldhouse design exercised a variety of HVAC muscles
By Daniel Cohen, P.E., BEMP, LEED AP
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Modular heat pumps, geothermal, energy recovery, demand control ventilation, an integrated digital control system, and more stretched out the sustainability and maintained a lean energy profile to serve local residents
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Engineers turn outdated warehouse into LEED Gold college facility

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When Randolph Community College in Asheboro, NC, went looking for a new educational facility, they looked in the most unlikely of places
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Natatorium dehumidification goes swimmingly, aided by geothermal and heat recovery

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The city of Côte Saint Luc in Quebec recently opened its new Aquatic and Community Centre with a cost of $18 million. While this may seem like a hefty price tag, the city will be saving millions of dollars on energy costs, thanks in part to the center’s HVAC system.
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Taking Notes: Desiccant Dehumidification

By Charlie Waddell and Steven Welty LEED® ap,
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Whether your client has a school or office building, desiccant dehumidification can successfully control the project’s humidity, save energy, and remove pollutants. This primer empowers you to teach your clients how desiccants work, while other tips and applications can help your future projects more than make the grade.
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Behind The Change In ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170

By Judene Bartley MS, MPH, C and Russ Olmsted MPH, CIC
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Review the work that engineers and clinicians put into creating an amendment to the standard for relative humidity in the operating room and other spaces. The goal was to see whether it was possible to adjust rh thresholds without affecting patient health, but the associated potential equipment savings may make facility budget directors feel the best of all.
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To Understand Health Care Design, Be A Student of Health Care Past

By Jeffrey H. Peters, P.E, LEED®, AP, MAC, C
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What if you could see into the future and see how your past health care designs might affect a facility in the future? You can; you just need to take the time to learn from the past. Or even better, learn from the past of others whose designs didn’t go quite as well as they had expected, thanks to this thoughtful interrogation from a forensic engineer.
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