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Ventilation To Improve IAQ In Schools

The author heads to the blackboard to break down fundamental outside air and sensor strategies (and how they can work together).
By Paul Schlueter
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Providing high-quality education for our nation’s children in grades K-12 has never been more important than it is today. The world is changing quickly, and we need to provide an educational system that prepares them for this fast paced world in which we live.
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Tall Buildings & Thermal Storage

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ASHRAE takes a look up at the former while the latter is looking up … maybe.


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Security concerns

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This letter refers to the article titled, “HVAC Security Emergencies: No Terrorist Required,” by Howard McKew, Gregory Dobbs, and Kevin M. Cogley, which appeared in the July 2012 issue of Engineered Systems (page 26).


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As Green As Data Gets

By Robert Beverly
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Coming soon: Your next webpage may refresh courtesy of an unexpected source.
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How The Culture Of Inefficiency Is Outfoxing LEED®, ASHRAE, And Efficiency Programs

By Peter Kleinhenz, MS, P.E., Greg Raffio, MS, P.E., Charlie Schreier, MS, P.E., John Seryak, and Franc Sever, MS
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How many energy-efficient or certified buildings are not living up to the label? Very, very many, if this Ohio commissioning/auditing firm’s experience is close to typical. They report on common weaknesses in efficiency strategies and on real-life patterns of upgrades gone wrong across an array of equipment types. While flaws in well-intentioned processes remain, a more careful investment of human energy can still yield the desired reduction in building energy.
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VRF: ASHRAE

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Guidance on variable refrigerant flow systems included in new ASHRAE Handbook.


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Humidity design guide: Munters

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Munters sponsors the ASHRAE Humidity Design Guide in Chinese language to help create sustainable buildings.


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Standard 189.1 deemed compliance option for IGCC; ICC announces new green code

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The building industry now has greater flexibility in the design of high-performance buildings through a change impacting application of the green building standard from ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) included in the International Green Construction Code (IgCC).


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ASHRAE funds 22 undergraduate projects, announces HVAC “shack”

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Design and construction of a “shack” to demonstrate renewable and HVAC technologies, including solar thermal heating, photovoltaic power generation, high efficiency and green insulation options and wood pellet stoves, is being developed by undergraduate students in an ASHRAE Undergraduate Senior Project Grant.


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ASHRAE: Alamo-bound for annual meeting

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ASHRAE will convene in San Antonio, Texas, to not only “remember the Alamo,” but look toward a greener future. The 2012 ASHRAE Annual Conference, taking place June 23-27, focuses on everything from the basics of HVAC maintenance to integrated building design.


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