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ASHRAE funds 22 undergraduate projects, announces HVAC “shack”

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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

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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

By Howard McKew, P.E., C.P.E.
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Four building pros weigh in on the concept.
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The Benchmarketing Boom

By Robert Beverly
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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

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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

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

By James E. Delahoyde
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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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JBA Consulting Engineers Embraces Technology To Power Growth

By Dwayne Miller
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Follow one firm’s path from committing to BIM to climbing a learning curve in using it to serve clients, and even on to taking an unusual step to fill what it sees as a need in the market.
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Twenty Years and Counting

By Howard McKew, P.E., C.P.E.
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It’s been an interesting two decades (and counting), commenting on the industry one page at a time.
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The Importance Of Doing BAS Right

By Paul Ehrlich, P.E. and Ira Goldschmidt P.E.
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In the big picture, good enough isn’t good enough.
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