The District of Columbia on Wednesday posted energy performance data for nearly 200 of its municipal facilities to a public web site, a measure of energy transparency that only a few governments in the nation have taken.
Our expert MEP Roundtable panel discusses the major changes to the 2010 edition of ASHRAE 62.1 and how these modifications will alter mechanical system design, building performance, and energy codes compliance.
If there’s one thing that’s consistent about the engineering community, is that it’s inconsistent. I say that—not to confuse the situation—but to prove that it’s tough to be in the building engineering community these days.
When it comes to equipment operation, user interface is the most visible system component. The user interface can include anything from the steering wheel and instrument cluster on a vehicle’s dashboard to the operating system on...