Cory Duggin, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP; TLC Engineering for Architecture, Brentwood, Tenn.

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Boilers, Chillers October 8, 2020

Series counterflow chiller arrangement benefits

Configuring water-cooled chiller plants in a series counterflow (SCF) arrangement splits the lift between two machines to enhance the operating efficiency of the plant.

By Cory Duggin, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP; TLC Engineering for Architecture, Brentwood, Tenn.
HVAC April 10, 2019

Three tips for designing VRF and ACB systems

When designing variable refrigerant flow or active chilled beam systems, consulting engineers must focus on three core areas.

By Cory Duggin, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP; TLC Engineering for Architecture, Brentwood, Tenn.
HVAC January 17, 2019

Efficient HVAC system design strategies

The integration of high-performance HVAC design strategies can do as much to make systems energy-efficient as specifying high energy efficiency ratings.

By Cory Duggin, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP; TLC Engineering for Architecture, Brentwood, Tenn.
HVAC August 21, 2018

How to calculate ventilation

Calculating the Ventilation Rate Procedure is key in any building project.

By Cory Duggin, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP; TLC Engineering for Architecture, Brentwood, Tenn.
HVAC August 21, 2018

Case study: Using IAQP in design

Indoor air quality procedure was used to calculate the design of a community center’s HVAC system.

By Cory Duggin, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP; TLC Engineering for Architecture, Brentwood, Tenn.
HVAC August 21, 2018

ASHRAE 62.1: Moving from prescriptive to performance

ASHRAE 62.1 is best known for its regulation of the amount of ventilation air delivered to each space by HVAC systems through its ventilation rate procedure approach to system design.

By Cory Duggin, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP; TLC Engineering for Architecture, Brentwood, Tenn.