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Art StorageVault AHU Trend Analysis

By Rebecca Thatcher Ellis, P.E.
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What secret is this dark vault hiding?
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Educating by Example

By Sergiu Pelau P.E., LEED and Markus Yakren P.E., LEED
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Through a flexible design incorporating radiant heating and cooling, demand ventilation, energy recovery, and VAV, Manhattan’s Cooper Union leads its class in sustainable performance in classrooms, labs, and beyond.
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62.1 Too Complicated?

Alternative to ASHRAE Standard 62.1 ventilation rate procedure proposed

Public comment sought on a proposed additional default value for the IAQ standard.
By Robert Beverly
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Public comment sought on a proposed additional default value for the IAQ standard.
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Case in Point

Campus unclogs coils, frees up funds

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“Too warm.” “Too stuffy.” “Not enough airflow.” These were just a few of the countless complaints that facilities managers of the Basic Medical Science Building at the University of New Mexico were receiving on a regular basis.
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Case In Point

Financial exchange trades up to modular fan system

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Located in this city’s famous Loop commercial center, the 600-foot-tall Chicago Board of Trade Building (CBOT) houses the world’s oldest futures and options exchange. Until recently, the building also housed a pair of aging built-up systems that were beginning to worry management.
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On-Site Combined Cooling & Power For Data Centers

By Milton Meckler P.E., CPC
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Regulatory, competitive, and environmental pressures are pushing data centers away from the traditional power sources. Here, the author surveys the landscape and reviews one comparative study involving CCP cogeneration and conventional electricity sources. Reducing the carbon footprint and lessening reliance on a sometimes unreliable grid are just two reasons to look into CCP.
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Low-Hanging Fruit In The Data Center Orchard

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Forget high-tech or high-expense fixes for a minute. Have you tried to bump efficiency by looking for the  next aisle over, deploying a Trim and Respond strategy, or trying the soon-to-be-famous Paper On A Stick approach? Some of the biggest names in the data center universe think that you plant the seeds of real savings with some mighty simple steps.
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Solving Indoor Airborne Disease Transmission Problems

By Steven Welty LEED® ap,
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The author describes how toilet flushes aerosolize germs sending them airborne to soar around and infect their next victim(s) because bathrooms are designed backwards. Learn novel ways to control and clean bathroom air to help control airborne disease transmission problems. So feel free to hold your nose as you learn about how you can help protect people’s health within your client’s buildings.
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Guest Column: Perforated Materials In High-Purity IAQ Applications

By Shawn Windley
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Nowhere is the quality of indoor IAQ more important than in the operating room (OR) of a hospital.
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Plenum Requirements For Egress Corridors In Health Care Environments

By Robert Trotter CBO, CFM
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Incorporating a plenum can have its design advantages, but corridors serving adjoining areas of health care occupancies are prohibited from being used for a portion of an air supply, air return, or exhaust air plenum. This article and its illustrations can strengthen your grasp of the related NFPA code details and exceptions so you can design and ventilate properly for this special population.
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