Two weeks ago, I attended the Honeywell Building Solutions Users Group (HUG) in Scottsdale, and learned about Honeywell’s commitment to convergence and integration. Convergence was described by Greg Taylor, the
ASHRAE’s has established an Operations and Performance Management (OPMP) certification program for engineers who want to be proficient in operation and management. The exam is Web-based and is offered at
With the changeover from HCFC-22 (aka R-22) about seven months away, the reasons for upgrading and the pricing for R-22 will both be on the upswing. Yet, the old standby seems poised to linger even as LEED credits and new equipment point toward newer options. See how design engineers assess the phaseout, what manufacturers are doing to stay current, and where to find other resources.
From a missing pipe hanger three floors down to steam traps past their prime, these stories show how steam system problems can originate inside the boiler room or far beyond it. Read more in February issue.