HVAC April 5, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 29 to April 4

Chiller selection, LED lighting and control system design, designing data center air handling and conditioning system, AHUs, and electrical systems were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, March 29 to April 4. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
HVAC April 2, 2019

Low ceiling fan

The High-5 sports a newly redesigned 43-inch frame (10-inches shorter), making it better suited for buildings with lower ceiling heights, such as warehouses and manufacturing plants.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Boilers, Chillers
Boilers, Chillers April 23, 2019

Choosing and specifying VRF systems

In your client’s quest for energy efficiency, determining if a variable refrigerant flow system is right requires careful consideration.

By John Song, PE, McGuire Engineers, Chicago
Heating and Ventilation
Heating and Ventilation April 22, 2019

Five ways to design and deliver an efficient mechanical system

The most efficient mechanical system for an owner is not the one with the greatest potential to reduce energy and operational costs, but the one that is able to be easily maintained and reliably operated at its most efficient points for

By Craig Buck, PE, LEED AP, HFDP, RMF Engineering, Charleston, South Carolina
Plumbing, Pumping
Plumbing, Pumping April 18, 2019

Sprinkler installations and obstructions

Sprinkler protection is an essential component of building fire and life safety. Sprinkler fire suppression systems are required to be installed with an understanding of the applicable standards and proper coordination among other building services throughout a project lifecycle.

By Roy Savio Fernandes, SFPE, Jensen Hughes, Dubai, United Arab Emirates