Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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How ASHRAE Standard 90.1 contributes to integrated design
How ASHRAE Standard 90.1 contributes to integrated design

ASHRAE Standard 90.1 is under continuous maintenance. This article focuses on the recent evolution of this standard, the impact on energy and performance, the design process, and how human interaction can improve energy efficiency.Read More

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VFD, motor strategies for energy efficiency
VFD, motor strategies for energy efficiency

A variable frequency drive (VFD) often is specified to reduce operational cost for pumps, fans, compressors, or any similar equipment with variable load profiles that may be found in a typical... Read More

Seismic design of fire suppression piping systems
Seismic design of fire suppression piping systems

Fire protection engineers should use the guidance of NFPA 13 when designing fire suppression piping in nonresidential buildings.Read More

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Connecting buildings via the Internet of Things
Connecting buildings via the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things offers engineers ripe opportunities to take the lead with clients.Read More

Lighting controls: Best practices begins with a strategy
Lighting controls: Best practices begins with a strategy

ASHRAE Standard 90.1 requires lighting professionals to include power allowances, daylighting controls, functional testing, and submittals in their lighting designs. This discussion includes an... Read More

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Dimmable LED ceiling light fixtures
Dimmable LED ceiling light fixtures

The dimmable LED ceiling light fixtures featuring high lumen output, low energy consumption, and... Read More

Active chilled beams
Active chilled beams

Active chilled beams provide high efficiency cooling/heating and are specifically designed for the... Read More

Online boiler selection system
Online boiler selection system

Website with integrated CAD solution that simplifies online boiler selection by making it easy to... Read More

Inverted flare zone valve for retrofit and new construction
Inverted flare zone valve for retrofit and new construction

This zone valve line uses microcircuit-based logic to control a gear-driven electronic actuator... Read More

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