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Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed HVAC articles in 2021

Read the best articles about HVAC published in the last year including: Choosing between an ECM and VFD, COVID-19 mitigation, hospital ventilation design, smart building design and more.

By Chris Vavra September 23, 2021
Courtesy: Yaskawa America Inc.

Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 5 articles online about HVAC posted over the last year covered choosing between an ECM and VFD, COVID-19 mitigation, hospital ventilation design, smart building design and hospital design during COVID. Also: See additional HVAC stories here.

1. How to choose between an ECM and a VFDWhile each has its place in HVAC applications, electronically commutated motors and variable frequency drives have important differences in simplicity, flexibility, cost and other factors.

2. Effective COVID-19 mitigation for HVAC systems There are many technologies available for HVAC systems to combat the spread of COVID-19, but not all systems apply to all building types.

3. Navigating hospital ventilation design during COVID-19 – COVID-19 has impacted ventilation design considerations in health care settings in a prominent way.

4. How smart buildings combat health concernsBuilding owners can use sensor technology and centralized building controls to make their buildings safer and more resilient.

5. Designing, retrofitting hospitals during COVID While COVID-19 has changed many aspects in a health care facility, some things remain identical.


Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Chris Vavra is the web content manager for CFE Media.