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Articles by Vincent A. Sakraida, P.E.

Basics For Absorption Chillers

If motor-driven vapor compression chillers are much more energy efficient than absorption chillers, then why are we even having this conversation? In a hunt for LEED® points or in applications with certain demands, absorption could be just the ticket to sustainability and/or economy.
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Cleanroom Design in 10 Easy Steps

OK, so “easy” may not be a word that comes to mind for designing such sensitive environments. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t produce a solid cleanroom design by tackling issues in a logical sequence. This article covers each key step, down to handy application-specific tips for adjusting load calculations, planning exfiltration paths, and angling for adequate mechanical room space relative to the cleanroom’s class.
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Manufacturing The Right Moisture

In addition to serving as a handy reference on the various dehumidification technologies and their profiles, this article uses a manufacturing scenario to explore load-related questions and other design pitfalls. Will human occupancy make much of a difference? What valves does your humidifier have? And exactly what’s in that room, anyway?  
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