Codes & Standards: HVAC

HVAC February 24, 2020

HVAC energy-saving strategies

Learn about multiple energy-saving strategies — such as temperature and pressure reset and valve strategies — achievable through the use of a building automation system

By Roger Koppenheffer, LEED AP, and Kevin Miller, PE, LEED AP, Certus Consulting Engineers, Carrollton, Texas
Codes and Standards February 17, 2020

What’s so special about office buildings? Learn about codes and standards

Office buildings are complex structures containing automated features, energy-saving designs, high-tech equipment and other components as advanced as you’d find in any other state-of-the-art project; it is vital to understand codes and standards

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC February 10, 2020

What’s so special about office buildings? Learn about HVAC and plumbing

Office buildings are complex structures containing automated features, energy-saving designs, high-tech equipment and other components as advanced as you’d find in any other state-of-the-art project. Read this for details on HVAC system and plumbing, piping and pumps

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes and Standards December 31, 2019

Codes and standards keep the wheels turning

Unlike a hamster wheel, on which the rodent goes nowhere, codes and standards can take engineers anywhere and everywhere

By Amara Rozgus
Codes and Standards December 30, 2019

Lab, research facility design: Codes and standards

Learn tips on how to design labs and research facilities — some of the most high-tech buildings around

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical November 22, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: November 15-21

Read the best articles from the past week. Specifying electrical systems, demand-controlled ventilation in HVAC, pipe systems and materials, NFPA 110-2019 and introduction to boilers.

By McKenzie Burns
Codes and Standards November 20, 2019

Ask an expert: Hospitals, health care facilities: Codes and standards

Health care facility designers are expected to keep pace with increasingly complex, advanced engineered systems and features

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Boilers, Chillers November 4, 2019

Chiller plant cooling

How to reduce the heat load inside a chiller plant

By Jonathan Eveleth, PE, CEM, LEED AP, RMF Engineering, Raleigh, North Carolina
HVAC October 25, 2019

Learning how to engineer colleges, universities better: HVAC and plumbing

Read about emerging trends in college and university buildings, and learn about the emerging trends impacting their design

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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