A corporate campus reviewed its chiller’s performance data to determine what updates were needed. Metering and instrumentation helped achieve the engineer’s goals.
Selecting and specifying the right chiller is generally dictated by capacity. There are many ways to specify chillers and chilled-water systems, depending on the application.
AHU component makeup, changes to NFPA 70-2017, why AHUs are important, complex fire alarm system design and commissioning, and LED lighting and control system design considerations were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, Feb. 15-21. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.
Hydronic heating systems remain an energy-efficient and effective means to distribute low-grade waste heat throughout a high-performance building.
Mechanical engineers must understand and meet various national and local codes when specifying high-temperature hot-water boilers and associated systems.
Mixed-use office buildings demand a great deal of expertise, flexibility, and complex technology, making them more challenging than one might expect. Engineers with experience handling office buildings share advice and a glimpse into the future regarding codes and standards.
Augmented reality in building design and construction, how to design fire alarm notification systems, AHUs in HVAC design configuration, designing power systems for high performance buildings, and generator questions answered were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, Jan. 25-31. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.
A government facility’s HVAC system was overhauled to make it more efficient and cost-effective.
A quiet, efficient, and flexible HVAC system replaced an older one in this government office building.
In this third portion, review guidelines, standards, and basic concepts for designing HVAC projects using AHUs.