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Codes & Standards: HVAC

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HVAC May 28, 2020

Warehouse, manufacturing facilities go high-tech: HVAC

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics buildings are more than simple boxy structures used to make products and store them before they move onto their next destination. HVAC and plumbing systems are complex, and require specialized design

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes and Standards May 22, 2020

Warehouse, manufacturing facilities go high-tech: Codes and standards

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics buildings are more than simple boxy structures used to make products and store them before they move onto their next destination. Engineers find these codes and standards can be as complex and advanced as any other building

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Codes and Standards April 27, 2020

Data centers achieve a new level of high-tech: Codes and standards

Designing solutions for data center clients — whether hyperscale or colocation facilities — requires advanced engineering knowledge

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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HVAC April 14, 2020

Video: IoT and Cloud Computing Meet ASHRAE to Deliver Productivity and Energy Savings

IoT and cloud computing technologies enable pervasive building intelligence which improves indoor air quality (IAQ), occupant health and productivity while reducing energy usage,

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Figure 2: This is a photo of an installed water-cooled chiller. Courtesy: Page
Boilers, Chillers April 10, 2020

Air- versus water-cooled chilled water plants

A water-cooled chiller plant can be more efficient over the life span of the system and will be less costly than an air-cooled chiller plant

By Mark Stehney
Figure 6: These are multiple air-cooled chillers installed outdoors. Courtesy: Page
Boilers, Chillers April 10, 2020

Case study: Specifying a water-cooled chiller plant

A new mission critical facility included a water-cooled chiller plant, which served all aspects of the building

By Mark Stehney
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Business of Engineering April 3, 2020

Engineering for the emerging marijuana industry

Brian Clark, senior project manager at RTM Engineering Consultants looks at the future of the marijuana industry.

By Brian Clark
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HVAC March 30, 2020

How to design K-12 schools: HVAC, plumbing systems

With increasingly complex systems and technology coming into play, work on modern K-12 projects is anything but elementary

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Business of Engineering March 25, 2020

Ask an expert on COVID-19: Michael Sheerin provides engineering guidance

Michael Sheerin shared expert advice to engineers and others involved in the technical aspects of engineering and designing building systems

By Michael Sheerin
Courtesy: Arup
Codes and Standards March 25, 2020

How to design K-12 schools: How codes and standards affect design

With increasingly complex systems and technology coming into play, work on modern K-12 projects is anything but elementary

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer