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Aquatherm Red Pipe Fire Protection Systems

Fire Protection: Aquatherm

Safe and environmentally friendly, Aquatherm Red Pipe Fire Protection Systems are part of Aquatherm Inc.’s family of highly engineered polypropylene-random (PP-R) pressure pipe products.
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Seismic & Wind Concerns

Earthquakes and strong gusts are threats in the physical world that creep into the HVAC design world of isolators, supports, and special louver considerations. Furthermore, a new legal world in terms of codes, insurance, and liability can leave inattentive engineers, owners, and manufacturers quaking in their boots. Read on to stay safe in more ways than one.
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Getting Into The Flow

Commercial system experts see flow as a key step to optimizing system efficiency. Cutting down required tubing size, insulated PEX for district systems, and variable-speed pumps to pin down a chiller’s exact needs are three points of attack in the modern campaign against waste.
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Warming Up To Snowmelt Technology

From sidewalks to hospital entrances and helipads, these systems are becoming a more common part of a project’s mechanical infrastructure. Examine differences between ASHRAE’s old and updated classifications, then review design considerations such as heat of evaporation, heat loss to the atmosphere, and back and edge losses. Tubing, spacing strategies, and controls round out the primer.
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To Understand Health Care Design, Be A Student of Health Care Past

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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