Heating and Ventilation
The selection process is a trade-off between the overall heat transfer coefficient, which influences the pump head on the HVAC system.
Engineers must pay close attention when coordinating mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection system design in interstitial spaces.
An existing building—destined as a medical facility—held a few surprises during renovation. BIM and clash detection helped smooth the process.
The 2013 version of ASHRAE’s indoor air quality (IAQ) standard contains several revisions to help users better meet its requirements.
Indoor air quality (IAQ) and energy management are key in K-12 schools and higher education university buildings. This information will help to provide an efficient, effective HVAC system in a school or a university building.
This example shows how upgrades were made to a deficient HVAC system in a step-by-step process.
How to select, design, and redesign lighting systems so they complement HVAC systems.
Significant changes to the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) impact architects, engineers, code officials, and other building design professionals.
A redesigned thermostat by Nest is able to recognize varying gradients of alarms and sync with mobile devices.
Incorporating daylighting and lighting controls with a building automation system can result in energy savings.