In your client’s quest for energy efficiency, determining if a variable refrigerant flow system is right requires careful consideration.
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
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When it comes to cooling pharmaceutical facilities and their processes, we don’t necessarily need the most modern refrigeration technology.
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When designing variable refrigerant flow or active chilled beam systems, consulting engineers must focus on three core areas.
Over the past several years, regulators have given more attention to humidity levels in operating rooms and central sterile processing departments.
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, especially when it comes to fire and life safety and HVAC.