Codes & Standards: HVAC

Codes & Standards: HVAC October 18, 2019

Using demand-controlled ventilation in HVAC

Mechanical engineers should consider the many factors that go into designing buildings for indoor air quality and indoor environmental quality

By Michael Phillips, Envise, Sterling, Virginia
Codes & Standards: HVAC September 27, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: September 20-26

Read the best articles from the past week. Interpreting ASHRAE 62.1, retaining engineering talent, 2019 Product of the Year winners, unified mass notification ecosystems, HVAC in hospitals and health care facilities questions answered.

By McKenzie Burns
Codes & Standards: HVAC September 27, 2019

Enhancing efficiency in industrial and manufacturing facilities: Codes and standards

From high-tech automation to energy-saving lighting and HVAC systems, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to warehouses and factories

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes & Standards: HVAC September 26, 2019

Enhancing efficiency in industrial and manufacturing facilities: HVAC and sustainability

From high-tech automation to energy-saving lighting and HVAC systems, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to warehouses and factories

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes & Standards: HVAC September 23, 2019

Introduction to boilers for the entry-level engineer

Entry-level consulting engineers should understand the definition and applications of a commercial hydronic boiler

By Jacob Haddadin, EIT and Stephanie Khouri, CCJM Engineers Ltd., Chicago
Codes & Standards: HVAC September 20, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: September 13-19

Read the best articles from the past week. 2019 Product of the Year winners, modern codes and timber buildings, interpreting ASHRAE 62.1, HVAC in hospitals and health care centers questions answered and MEP Giants revenue increase.

By Tom Magna
Codes & Standards: HVAC September 18, 2019

Determining which boiler system to design

There are many different configurations of boilers; learn about the three primary types used for environmental and process systems

By Cory Duggin, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP, TLC Engineering Solutions, Brentwood, Tennessee; and Tony Esposito, PE, LEED AP, TLC Engineering Solutions, Philadelphia
Codes & Standards: HVAC September 17, 2019

Pipe systems and materials: Design considerations

Choosing the right pipe system and design is essential to ensure excellence in mechanical, plumbing, fire protection and beyond

By Saahil Tumber, PE, HBDP, LEED AP, ESD, Chicago
Codes & Standards: HVAC August 29, 2019

Puerto Rico’s new building codes are creating a more resilient island

New building codes were adopted in 2018 to help create a safer, stronger, and more resilient island as it recovers and rebuilds.

By Juan Nieves
Codes & Standards: HVAC August 23, 2019

Interpreting ASHRAE 62.1

ASHRAE Standard 62.1 is best known for its regulation of the amount of ventilation air delivered to each space in a commercial building by HVAC systems through various ventilation approaches to system design

By Carol Qing Li, PE, LEED AP, Interface Engineering, Los Angeles