Heating and Ventilation

Research January 10, 2020

2020 HVAC & Building Automation Systems Study

Five of the latest findings from the HVAC & Building Automation Systems report

By Amanda Pelliccione
Commissioning January 7, 2020

Video: Commissioning a Biomass Heating System in a Remote Alaska Community

The Southeast Island School District (SISD) learned valuable lessons that led to improved Owner’s Project Requirements, revised design criteria, and important startup and operational criteria.

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
HVAC December 24, 2019

Lab, research facility design: HVAC and plumbing

Learn tips on how to design labs and research facilities — some of the most high-tech buildings around

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Project Management December 13, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: December 6-12

Read the best articles from the past week. Leveraging BIM, cooling coil condensate system design, 2019 Commissioning Giants, 2019 Salary Survey results and electrical design for smoke control systems.

By McKenzie Burns
Project Management December 13, 2019

Breaking Ground on Design-Build: A Q&A with Bryce Barler, Project Executive

Bryce Barler recently caught up with The Big Room to share career and industry insights, “aha” moments, and some potential benefits for design-build versus design-assist.

By Bryce Barler
Energy, Power December 12, 2019

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Campus-wide Energy and Utility History

25-plus years of successful planning and implementation.

By Affiliated Engineers
Energy Efficiency December 11, 2019

Case study: Energy-efficient clean rooms

Designers formulated several energy-saving strategies that can be implemented into the HVAC system design of a pharmaceutical-grade clean room suite

By David B. Korzuch Jr., PE; and Christopher J. Barbieri, PE, CRB, Philadelphia
HVAC December 2, 2019

Cooling coil condensate system design

Cooling coil condensate is an important aspect of HVAC system design and should be carefully considered to avoid major issues in the future

By Sushil Kumar PE, CEM, LEED AP, MBA; Sagar Kanchi, EIT; EXP Global, Los Angeles
Electrical November 22, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: November 15-21

Read the best articles from the past week. Specifying electrical systems, demand-controlled ventilation in HVAC, pipe systems and materials, NFPA 110-2019 and introduction to boilers.

By McKenzie Burns
HVAC November 19, 2019

Ask an expert: Hospitals, health care facilities: HVAC

Health care facility designers are expected to keep pace with increasingly complex, advanced engineered systems and features

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer