Codes & Standards: HVAC

Codes and Standards 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
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
Boilers, Chillers 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
Events and Awards 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
Boilers, Chillers 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
Plumbing, Pumping 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 and Standards 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 and Standards 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
Codes and Standards August 16, 2019

Focus on specialty structures: Codes and standards

Sports arenas, historical buildings, theaters and other specialty buildings require unique engineering design, especially codes and standards compliance

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Commissioning August 13, 2019

AKF Group project profile: Millersville University Net Zero Lombardo Welcome Center

Millersville University Net Zero Lombardo Welcome Center, Millersville, PA

By AKF Group