Heating and Ventilation

Heating and Ventilation July 24, 2013

Send in the engineering troops

Military facilities present an army of challenges—exacting codes and regulations, stepped-up security issues, and budgetary concerns. Here, engineers who’ve earned their stripes on such projects share advice on how to win the battle.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Robert L. Crance, Mechanical engineer, Black and Veatch, Overland Park, Kansas. Courtesy: Black and Veatch
Heating and Ventilation July 24, 2013

Send in the engineering troops: HVAC and plumbing

Military facilities present an army of challenges—exacting codes and regulations, stepped-up security issues, and budgetary concerns. HVAC, ventilation, and plumbing systems are discussed.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Heating and Ventilation June 28, 2013

Coil system for rooftops

Lennox Industries Inc. has expanded the availability of its Environ Coil System to 4-, 6-, 13-, 17.5-, and 25-ton Energence rooftop unit models, completing the product lineup to 25 tons.

Heating and Ventilation June 28, 2013

Research facilities can stop wasting money, water, time, and productivity today

Cooling systems can create a steady flow of cool water at a precise temperature for research equipment, which helps prevent emergency shutdowns.

By Gerald Williams, Cannon Design
Heating and Ventilation June 26, 2013

University modernizes with energy-efficient solutions

Self-funded improvements net energy savings and boost comfort on the Brenau University campus.

By Information provided by ABM Industries, New York City
Heating and Ventilation June 24, 2013

ASHRAE publishes underfloor air distribution systems guide

ASHRAE's “UFAD Guide: Design, Construction and Operation of Underfloor Air Distribution (UFAD) Systems” incorporates updated results from laboratory and field experiments.

Heating and Ventilation June 24, 2013

ASHRAE launches online discussion platform

ASHRAExCHANGE provides a place for ASHRAE members and non-members to post and generate discussion on either a general or specific project topic.

Heating and Ventilation June 24, 2013

Engineering systems in manufacturing, industrial buildings: HVAC systems

Manufacturing and industrial facilities have some unusual engineering requirements, especially air handling, power needs, and fire/life safety systems. Air movement and air quality issues are discussed.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Heating and Ventilation June 24, 2013

Manufacturer’s focus on manufacturing, industrial buildings

Manufacturing and industrial facilities have some unusual engineering requirements, especially air handling, power needs, and fire/life safety systems. Two manufacturers provide feedback and advice.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Heating and Ventilation June 21, 2013

Integrate windows to achieve energy performance

Here are the top 5 myths about the building façade and its impact on operations.

By Robert Bolin, PE; Kristopher Baker, PE, Syska Hennessy Group