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Boilers, Chillers March 22, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 15-21

Mistakes to avoid with USP 797 and USP 800, AHUs in HVAC design, optimized heating with low-grade waste-heat recovery, data center AHU and conditioning design, and strategies to deal with turbulent times in the engineering industry were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, March 15-21. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By McKenzie Burns
Boilers, Chillers March 22, 2019

Designing high-tech K-12 schools

The technology at play in today’s K-12 schools is evolving rapidly—inside the classrooms, and in the various systems behind the scenes. Engineers handling such projects, whether the work is on new facilities or retrofits, have their work cut out for them.

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Boilers, Chillers March 15, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 8-14

AHU component makeup, combined heat and power systems, female engineers as leaders, the 2019 HVAC & Building Automation Systems Study, and developing hyperscale data centers were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, March 8-14. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Webcasts Boilers, Chillers March 11, 2019

Your questions answered: Critical power: Combined heat and power systems

Questions not covered during the March 7, 2019, webcast are addressed here.

By Rodney V. Oathout, PE, CEM
Boilers, Chillers March 8, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 1-7

AHU component makeup, chiller selection, changes to NFPA 101-2018, merger and acquisition updates, and strategies to deal with turbulent times in the engineering industry were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, March 1-7. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By McKenzie Burns
Boilers, Chillers March 7, 2019

Case study: Chiller plant gets an update

A corporate campus reviewed its chiller’s performance data to determine what updates were needed. Metering and instrumentation helped achieve the engineer’s goals.

By Stacey Ayuthia, PE, LEED AP, NV5, Verona, Wis.
Boilers, Chillers March 4, 2019

Chiller selection: Much more than capacity

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.

By Stacey Ayuthia, PE, LEED AP, NV5, Verona, Wis.
Boilers, Chillers March 4, 2019

Rain resistant louver

The EME420DDE and EME520DDE wind-driven rain resistant louvers are qualified to the AMCA 540 Missile Level E Impact Test (55 mph impact).

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Eighty-seven percent of engineers agree that an inadequate budget for high-quality design is a difficult challenge affecting the future of HVAC systems or BAS, engineers, and/or the industry; other top challenges include speed of project delivery (73%) and energy consumption and operating cost (69%). Source: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Boilers, Chillers February 28, 2019

2019 HVAC & Building Automation Systems Study

Five HVAC, BAS survey findings

By Amanda Pelliccione
Boilers, Chillers February 27, 2019

Vertical stationary louver

The EME5625MD louver is a 5-inch vertical stationary louver, is engineered to provide added protection to buildings during hurricane conditions.

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