HVAC - Codes and Standards

Healthy hospital success: Codes and standards

With hospital projects, it is imperative that engineers get everything exactly right—after all, the... » more

Dedicated outdoor air systems and code compliance

Dedicated outdoor air systems (DOAS) deliver dehumidified air to buildings to improve the indoor... » more

Hospital’s pretreat units keep patients healthy

With no exterior wall from which to directly access outdoor air (OA), roof-mounted pretreat units... » more

Health care facility includes complex smoke-control system

The atrium size and the building code enforced during design required a large amount of outdoor air... » more

Automation and controls for HVAC systems

Here are some best practices for designing building automation systems (BAS) and controls for HVAC... » more

Integration: HVAC fans and smoke control

Fire, life safety, and HVAC systems must be integrated by the engineer to achieve reliability in... » more

Designing, enhancing office buildings: Codes and standards

Office buildings might seem like relatively simple structures, but engineers with experience in the... » more

Displacement ventilation best practices

Displacement ventilation (DV) is a low-velocity, non-turbulent cooling system for commercial... » more

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HVAC-packaged pumping system

Grundfos’ PACOpaQ is a HVAC packaged pumping system designed for water-based systems in schools, hospitals, commercial buildings, and industrial plants. » more

Air-measuring dampers

Greenheck's AMD-TD series combines the functionality of a thermal-dispersion airflow station and a control damper while measuring airflow down to 100 fpm.  » more

Grooved piping system

Victaulic's grooved piping system complies with ASME standards and is designed for commercial and industrial steam applications with high temperatures and pressures. » more

Pump module for chilled-beam designs

Semco's Neuton is the HVAC plug-and-play controlled chilled-beam pump module (CCBPM) that is designed for reducing chilled-beam system installation and operational costs. » more

Air-source outdoor units

Mitsubishi Electric's updated line of air source VRF outdoor units use HexiCoil technology. » more


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2012 HVAC Research Study

Eight trends in HVAC, BAS

Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 HVAC and... » more

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Cannon Design Blog

Clinical best practices, collaboration inform better...

Collaboration on clinical best practices improves... » more

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