Building Automation

Maintain Sustainable IAQ with DOAMS - Part 1

By Milton Meckler P.E., CPC
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MEP designers need to re-examine energy wasteful DOAS practices, which currently contribute to over-ventilation of occupied building space, and refocus on meaningful decoupling of sensible and latent load control using dynamic outside air management systems. Read more on the flexibility and possibility of the author’s proposed solution in data centers, schools, and elsewhere.
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A Federal Case For Smart Design

By Zuhair Hasan P.E., LEED and Joey Roach P.E., LEED
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From temperature differential’s effect on pumps over to an airside design that covers all the bases for comfort and efficient ventilation, the authors are combining preparation and innovation to give Tuscaloosa’s new federal building a suitably exemplary feel.
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Building Automation: The Data Can Be Daunting

By Paul Ehrlich, P.E. and Ira Goldschmidt P.E.
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And yet, the worst system trend is ignoring all the trends.
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Tomorrow's Environment: Dashboard Without An Operator

By BNP Media Staff
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How useful is live reporting with no live reportee?
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Green Intelligent Buildings - Green Buildings and EZ Electricity

By Jack Mc Gowan
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Enterprising minds are creating better opportunities for buildings to interact with the Smart Grid.
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Optimization process locates cure for pharma lab's energy ailments

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Software monitoring saved a San Diego pharmaceutical lab 45% in energy costs.The U.S. pharmaceutical industry consumes nearly $1 billion in energy annually. Lab facilities often have environmental and cleanroom requirements
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Open BAS Protocol: On a Mission with a Vision

By William J. Hartigan and BNP Media Staff
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This Rhode Island center of higher learning challenged an initial benchmark and forged a vision of better energy management through an upgraded campus-wide BAS. A design-bid approach, a five-point scorecard for grading bids, and a full-time monitor for the new setup were just three example of how process can drive performance in educational and commercial settings alike.
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Building Automation: Closing The Feedback Loop

By Paul Ehrlich, P.E. and Ira Goldschmidt P.E.
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Or, keep making the same mistakes. Your call.
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Comprehensive Ventilation Management For Safety And Sustainability

By Larry Clark LEED® AP
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Defending against even a simple airborne attack may require a complex ventilation safety plan - or at the least, a well thought-out strategy. Sensor capabilities, sensor placement, response speed, and the general ventilation system are some of the factors that play into protecting occupants (and even property) in the case of something worse than an accident.
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