Heating and Ventilation

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HVAC April 9, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: April 2-8, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. COVID-19 and HVAC equipment, NFPA 72-2022, K-12 schools, IAQ and health concerns and NEC electrical grounding.

By Chris Vavra
Building Types April 7, 2021

Designing efficient, flexible and resilient federal projects

There is a shift in the needs of government agencies in the big picture and at the project level, making both the adaptability of the design team and the flexibility of any future facility even more important.

By Sam Estep
Dynamic air quality data analytic and display. Courtesy: Arup
Building Types April 5, 2021

Smart buildings: How a virus might lead to healthier buildings

Health threats like COVID-19 require specific mitigations, including the challenge of ongoing social distancing within workplace and social environments.

By Tony Lam
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HVAC April 2, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: March 26 to April 1, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. COVID-19 and HVAC equipment, NFPA 72-2022, NFPA 101 and COVID-19, effective COVID-19 mitigation and NEC electrical grounding.

By Chris Vavra
Sample volume trends from data analyzed in a Midwest state, exhibiting steady large truck traffic as compared to total traffic (all vehicle types). The cyclical dips represent weekends, where traffic volumes tend to be lighter. Of note is the precipitous drop in total traffic in March of 2020. Courtesy: Dewberry
Business of Engineering April 2, 2021

Monitoring goods transport during a pandemic

COVID-19 has changed how goods are transported. Many companies are having to change their methods and practice.

By Jerry Mrykalo
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HVAC April 1, 2021

How HVAC will change due to COVID

Mechanical engineers and controls experts shared details about HVAC and BAS in a research study

By Amara Rozgus
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HVAC April 1, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, March 2021

Read the best articles in March 2021 including: Effective COVID-19 mitigation, NFPA 72-2022, VRF systems, NFPA 101 and more.

By Chris Vavra
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HVAC March 26, 2021

Enhancing learning in K-12 schools: HVAC systems

Students and teachers benefit from many air quality and HVAC technologies in K-12 schools

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Commissioning March 23, 2021

Video: Ensuring High Performing Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings Through Rigorous BECx

After building enclosure commissioning and air barrier testing, the buildings far exceeded minimum air barrier air leakage requirements, performing nearly at ASHRAE "Tight Building" Standard level- providing significant energy savings well into the future.

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Courtesy: Leach Wallace Associates - member of WSP
HVAC March 22, 2021

How critical space testing works in health care

Critical space testing has been shown to be an effective way for health care facility managers to understand and manage the operation of their HVAC systems

By Christopher T. McCarthy and James P. Gleba