Grundfos has introduced an expanded line of fully integrated, intelligent pumping systems. Ideally suited for new commercial HVACR applications and deep retrofits, the line now features the MLE variable speed motor in ranges from 3 to 30 HP for building services.
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers is currently seeking papers for a conference focused on the design, construction, and operation of buildings in developing economies.
Over 1,700 companies have reserved more than 414,500 sq ft of exhibit space for the 2012 AHR Expo in Chicago January 23-25, making it the largest HVACR exposition of all-time. With several weeks remaining before the Show opens at McCormick Place, the 2012 event has already surpassed the previous all-time record of 410,415 sq ft set at the 2006 exposition in Chicago.
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.