Codes & Standards: HVAC

Dynamic air quality data analytic and display. Courtesy: Arup
Building Types April 5, 2021

Smart buildings: How a virus might lead to healthier buildings

Health threats like COVID-19 require specific mitigations, including the challenge of ongoing social distancing within workplace and social environments.

By Tony Lam
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
HVAC April 1, 2021

How HVAC will change due to COVID

Mechanical engineers and controls experts shared details about HVAC and BAS in a research study

By Amara Rozgus
Courtesy: Lee Health
HVAC April 1, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, March 2021

Read the best articles in March 2021 including: Effective COVID-19 mitigation, NFPA 72-2022, VRF systems, NFPA 101 and more.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: NAC Architecture
HVAC March 26, 2021

Enhancing learning in K-12 schools: HVAC systems

Students and teachers benefit from many air quality and HVAC technologies in K-12 schools

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Christopher Barrett Photography, CannonDesign
Building Types March 25, 2021

Enhancing learning in K-12 schools via building codes

Students and teachers benefit from many engineering codes and standards in K-12 schools

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Leach Wallace Associates - member of WSP
HVAC March 22, 2021

How critical space testing works in health care

Critical space testing has been shown to be an effective way for health care facility managers to understand and manage the operation of their HVAC systems

By Christopher T. McCarthy and James P. Gleba
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Energy Efficiency March 22, 2021

How to incorporate flammable refrigerants

Incorporating flammable refrigerants can help improve energy efficiency and costs, but there are many aspects that need to be considered.

By Craig Grider
HVAC March 17, 2021

Combatting IAQ and health concerns

There are many ways to improve indoor air quality in buildings and to address COVID-19 fears

By Peter D’Antonio
This is a K-8 school in Missouri. Courtesy: CFE Media
HVAC March 15, 2021

Safely reopening schools with AB 841

Assembly Bill 841 (AB 841) is one of many ways schools and lawmakers are trying to safely reopen schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Dominic Cardenas
Courtesy: Lee Health
HVAC March 5, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: February 26 to March 4, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Effective COVID-19 mitigation, NFPA 101 and COVID-19, scope and cost of a BAS, choosing between an ECM and VFD and NEC electrical grounding and bounding.

By Chris Vavra