Articles Tagged with ''chilled beams''

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BMS keeps health facility’s HVAC components in check

May 31, 2014
A tough economy and scrutinized energy consumption created an ambitious plan to enlarge a mental health facility near Allentown, PA.
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Hybrid HVAC design earns high marks at KY school

May 1, 2014
The new $60-million George Rogers Clark High School in Winchester, KY, is saving 35% each month in utility costs, thanks to its green design.
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December 23, 2013
A big thanks for taking a minute and stopping by the new blog
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IMC code change recognizes dry coil use in chilled beam designs

October 3, 2013

The International Mechanical Code approved a code change proposal from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute’s Chilled Beam Product Section.


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Engineers turn outdated warehouse into LEED Gold college facility

August 2, 2013
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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Radiant Success: Designing For Energy-Efficient Comfort In California

November 26, 2012
Managing solar loads and incorporating radiant ceilings were just part of the plan for this five-level mixed-use building. Chilled beams and chiller plant decisions joined ventilation strategy to serve both occupants and LEED ambitions.
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Energy-Efficient Dehumidification In Health Care Facilities

October 31, 2012
With a wide spectrum of specialized spaces and particular outside air requirements, a hospital’s en-ergy-efficiency efforts start when arranging which areas go where. From there, the author leaves no technology unturned — chilled beams, geothermal, DOAS, VRF, etc. — in evaluating which ap-proaches might best contribute proper ventilation and humidity in which environments, with an eye on minimizing facility energy consumption.
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Right Steps For Retrofits

October 19, 2012
Achieving deep energy savings is especially challenging when you’re faced with an existing structure with poor orientation, historic preservation requirements, and little space for renewables. The Byron Rogers Federal Office Building’s retrofit is scheduled to be completed in 2013; the post-renovation building is projected to consume less than half the energy it did before.
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Chilled beams maintain comfort, look of historic hall

February 2, 2012
Energy efficiency and historic preservation are rarely synonymous. More often than not, one must be compromised for the sake of the other. Fortunately, the University of Arkansas found a way around such compromises when it came to the restoration and mechanical renovation of the school’s beloved Peabody Hall.
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Boilers help North Carolina brewer boost capacity

February 1, 2012
The largest craft brewer in North Carolina, Highland Brewing Company has grown considerably since it began operation in Asheville as a basement start-up using retrofitted dairy equipment in 1994.
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