From Modine Airsystems (Racine, WI) comes the Series QVA/QV line of variable-air volume, direct-fired, makeup air units are available in 15 model sizes and eight configurations and have Btuh capacities
Koldwave (Westfield, MA) has added a 20-ton unit to its line of vertical, self-contained air conditioners. Features include single-point power connections and removable side and front panels. All models offer
Savings Estimator from Honeywell (Minneapolis) is a PC-based program that estimates energy use and potential savings for new or existing commercial/institutional buildings. Customized estimates based on building use, system type
The hvac Division of Siemens Building Technologies (Buffalo Grove, IL) now offers a complete line of 2- to 12-in. electronic and pneumatic butterfly valves for use in applications requiring two-position
The Q-Track Plus IAQ monitor from TSI Incorporated (St. Paul, MN) measures and simultaneously displays up to five parameters, including temperature, humidity, CO2, and CO. The unit also calculates dewpoint,
Informative Graphics Corporation's (Phoenix) MYRIAD 5.0 allows users to share, and add comments, annotations, and hyperlinks to 3-D drawings and documents via the Internet. New features include view-authoring support of
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.