HVAC - Codes and Standards

Fire/life safety: Detection and notification systems

Fire detection systems—including fire, smoke, heat, linear, and intelligent—are required at varying... » more

HVAC: Alternative heating/cooling systems

Balancing year-round thermal comfort and energy efficiency in nonresidential buildings is an... » more

High-performance medical and educational building design: HVAC

The design of high-performance medical and educational projects are challenging and need to meet... » more

High-performance medical and educational building design: Codes and standards

The design of high-performance medical and educational projects are challenging and need to meet... » more

Sizing VFDs for optimal operating efficiency

A new control strategy and implementation system optimize variable frequency drive (VFD) efficiency... » more

Stand-alone health care buildings: Codes and standards

Stand-alone medical buildings and specialized treatment facilities are engineering challenges, and... » more

HVAC: Cooling systems

HVAC systems consume 25% to 30% of the energy in a typical commercial building; functionally... » more

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Products

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Industrial fan with little horsepower requirement

Using little horsepower, Titan industrial fan is designed to offers an efficient CFM per watt, low installation cost, light weight, and easy maintenance.  » more

Two-beam ultrasonic flowmeter for high flow rates

Optisonic 8300 two-beam ultrasonic flowmeter is capable of handling high flow rates of superheated steam.  » more

Programmable heating with digital wall heater

Programmable heating with the Artisan SmartSeries Architectural Digital Wall Heater automatically adjusts wattage output and blower speed resulting in energy efficiencies. » more

Variable refrigerant flow cooling and heating systems

Low ambient variable refrigerant flow (VRF) cooling and heating systems provide energy efficiency with individualized comfort to commercial and light commercial buildings in cooler climates.  » more

Cooling system with electronically commutated motors

Recold Vector Adiabatic cooling system provides low energy usage and a small footprint.  » more

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2012 HVAC Research Study

HVAC, BAS in educational facilities

More than half of respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer... » more

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Cannon Design Blog

Innovative design vs. innovative process

Isn't innovative laboratory design today a mix of... » more

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When engineering systems in mixed-use buildings (such as retail and residential in the same building), what's your biggest challenge? Select one.
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