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LED renovations and retrofits: Evaluating codes and costs
LED renovations and retrofits: Evaluating codes and costs

Clients are asking lighting designers to help them save on energy costs, and replacing fluorescent, HID, or other lights with LEDs is in high demand. Here’s a look at the codes and guidelines that define LED use, including ASHRAE Standard 90.1, California Title 24, Dept. of Energy, and IECC.Read More

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Graduating from smart to intelligent buildings
Graduating from smart to intelligent buildings

Technology is changing what is possible in the built environment. Smart buildings integrate the design of the infrastructure, building and facility systems, communications, business systems, and... Read More

Adopting NFPA 99
Adopting NFPA 99

NFPA 99-2015 establishes criteria for levels of health care services or systems based on risk to patients, staff, or visitors in health care facilities to minimize the hazards of fire, explosion, and... Read More

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Creating efficient, effective labs
Creating efficient, effective labs

Laboratory and research facility operators must produce precise, reliable results every time in order to stay in business—and they insist upon that same precision from the engineers working on their... Read More

Efficient hot water systems
Efficient hot water systems

Engineers should work to design the most efficient water heating system or boiler possible. Understanding the codes/standards is paramount, followed by knowledge of the key equipment functions of... Read More

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2015 Product of the Year Finalists

Another year of innovation and technological advancement has led to the eleventh annual Product of the Year awards.

In 2015, companies submitted their new and improved products to be judged for this distinguished honor.

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June 26, 2015
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Desiccant dehumidification system
Desiccant dehumidification system

Ascendant, a conventional cooling active desiccant dehumidification system, delivers and controls... Read More

Selective coordination designer tool
Selective coordination designer tool

The Selective Coordination Designer v1.0 for consultants and application engineers helps simplify... Read More

Wireless building controls system
Wireless building controls system

Trane Air-Fi is a reliable, flexible wireless system that frees building owners and managers from... Read More

Air-cooled chillers
Air-cooled chillers

Trane Sintesis air-cooled chillers provide energy efficiency and refrigerant choices to help... Read More

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