Codes and Standards - HVAC

High expectations for high-performance buildings: HVAC

High-performance buildings are intricate, complex projects that require attention—qualified, expert... » more

How NFPA 99-2015 changes affect mechanical design

NFPA 99-2015 has a few changes that mechanical engineers should pay close attention to.  » more

Check into hotel, motel, resort high-tech designs: automation and controls and codes and standards

Hotels, motels, and resorts accommodate thousands of people. Here, engineers explain just how... » more

Analyzing data centers: codes and standards

Data is the lifeblood of any business or organization—which makes a data center a facility’s... » more

How advancing standards and technologies can capture more part-load energy savings

This article is the conclusion of a two-part series on part-load efficiency. Part 1 examined how... » more

Making the grade with K-12 projects: codes and standards

With state-of-the-art learning facilities, sustainability concerns, and modern design, K-12 schools... » more

Your questions answered: HVAC: Hospitals and health care facilities

The March 16 “HVAC: Hospitals and health care facilities” webcast presenters addressed questions... » more

Engineering flexible office buildings: automation and controls/codes and standards

Office buildings need to have the ability to accommodate myriad types of businesses and activities... » more

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Lighting webcast: Designing lighting systems with LEDs

Register for this event on Aug. 17, 2017, to understand the basics of LED lighting systems and which building types are best suited for them.

Your questions answered: Combined heat and power

The May 31, 2017, webcast focused on cogeneration principles including combined heat and power (CHP) and combined cooling, heat, and power (CCHP). Unanswered questions were answered in after the live event.  » more

Webcast: HVAC: How to select, specify, and use pressure-independent control valves

On June 29, learn how to select, specify, and use pressure-independent control valves (PICVs) to improve indoor comfort and save energy simply and affordably for your clients.

Your questions answered: Critical power: Emergency power

The May 4 “Critical power: Emergency power” Webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

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Understanding Specifications, Codes and Standards

Have you ever thought about how federal legislation...

Engineers generally don't get very involved in politics, but that... » more

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Video: Fly drone with thermographic camera to evaluate...

Glumac's drone pilot recently flew over the Edith... » more

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Poll of the Week

At what level are you involved in specifying Internet of Things (IoT) products and systems?
Very high level, it is part of my regular specifications
High level, though not in every project
High level, though only for certain clients or projects
Low level, it is rarely requested in specifications
Low level, clients know little or nothing about it
What is Internet of Things (IoT)?


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