HVAC Design/Construction Process

Sustainable Combined On-Site Trigeneration And TES Systems

July 31, 2012
The author's firm recently explored three options for use in buildings that are “user-friendly” when dealing with the highly variable load demands of multi-tenant occupancies, often requiring simultaneous space heating and cooling requirements. Read on to see what they found out about performance and life-cycle cost for their client.
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Designing the Learning Space of the Future: An Engineer’s Perspective

June 8, 2012
The students have changed, and the way spaces get used is changing as well. How do we need think about educational environments to foster better thinking inside them?
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Standard 189.1 deemed compliance option for IGCC; ICC announces new green code

May 12, 2012

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”

May 12, 2012

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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Baltimore Aircoil participates in earthquake testing

May 12, 2012

On April 17, 2012, a team of researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) performed a shake table test on a full-size building with a Baltimore Aircoil Company (BAC) PT2 Cooling Tower.


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Let's Get Rid Of The One-Year Warranty Phase

May 2, 2012
Four building pros weigh in on the concept.
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The Benchmarketing Boom

March 26, 2012
Monitoring and transparency — and by extension, competition — are taking off.
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Better connected: ASHRAE 189.1 update improves ties to key standards

March 18, 2012

Changes to help make buildings and systems more sustainable are part of the newly published version of the high-performance green building standard from ASHRAE, the USGBC, and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).


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Commitment Is A Lifetime Journey

February 28, 2012
Cracking the 80% barrier often means beating these four excuses.
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Modular Mechanical Seals Protect HVAC Piping & Duct Systems

February 1, 2012
How can you really, really seal any gap between your pipe and the rest of the wall that just had a hole put in it to accommodate the pipe’s path? That’s a question we haven’t asked in these pages before. Learn about the available technology, bolt/nut combinations, and more to maintain a safe long-term relationship between these elements of your building systems and your building.
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