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Heating and Ventilation August 15, 2013

U.S. District Courthouse for the Northern District of Iowa

New construction; U.S. District Courthouse for the Northern District of Iowa; KJWW Engineering Consultants

By KJWW Engineering Consultants
This image shows the exterior façade of the Mark Jefferson Science Complex. Courtesy: Curt Clayton Photography
Heating and Ventilation August 15, 2013

Mark Jefferson Science Complex

Renovation, addition; Mark Jefferson Science Complex; Peter Basso Associates

By Peter Basso Associates
Heating and Ventilation August 15, 2013

Kohler Environmental Center, Choate Rosemary Hall School

New construction; Kohler Environmental Center, Choate Rosemary Hall School; Kohler Ronan, LLC

By Kohler Ronan, LLC
This image shows a rendering of the 12th District Police Station. Courtesy: Primera Engineers
Heating and Ventilation August 15, 2013

12th District Police Station

New construction; 12th District Police Station; Primera Engineers Ltd.

By Primera Engineers Ltd.
Heating and Ventilation August 15, 2013

James B. Hunt Jr. Library

New construction; James B. Hunt Jr. Library; Affiliated Engineers Inc.

By Affiliated Engineers Inc.
Figure 3. This sticker can be applied to fans bearing AMCA-certified ratings for fan efficiency grade, and it can also appear in literature and software programs in accordance with AMCA 211-2005 (rev 1-13) Certified Ratings Program - Product Rating Manual
Heating and Ventilation August 13, 2013

Certified FEG ratings support compliance, enforcement

Many code jurisdictions are concerned about the growth and complexity of energy codes and standards, which makes compliance and enforcement difficult.

By Michael Ivanovich, AMCA International, Arlington Heights, Ill.
Figure 1: A straight-line 65% efficiency requirement would eliminate fans under 20-in. diameter for most types of fans. A fan efficiency provision based on curves that account for smaller fan types (such as fan efficiency grades defined by AMCA Standard 2
Heating and Ventilation August 13, 2013

Special report: Fan efficiency guidelines

New and proposed fan-efficiency provisions in commercial energy codes and standards are fostering cost-effective energy savings in HVAC systems.

By Michael Ivanovich, AMCA International, Arlington Heights, Ill.
Figure 3: A nurse/adminstrative station is on each patient level of Oakwood Healthcare System’s Southshore Medical Building, Trenton, Mich. Courtesy: Peter Basso Assocs.
Heating and Ventilation August 12, 2013

IAQ in health care settings

Engineers should use evidence-based design when engineering air systems in hospitals and health care facilities to ensure top-notch indoor air quality (IAQ).

By James Paul, PE, LEED AP, Peter Basso Associates, Troy, Mich.
Heating and Ventilation August 9, 2013

Brewery ensures its facility is energy-efficient

Revolution Brewing has upgraded its Chicago facility to include several energy-efficient systems, including highly efficient lighting and heat recovery.

By Amara Rozgus
The 66th AHR Expo is scheduled for January 21-23, 2014, in New York City. More than 55,000 attendees and 2,000 companies are expected for the event. Courtesy: AHR EXPO
Heating and Ventilation August 2, 2013

2014 AHR Expo announced

The 66th AHR Expo is scheduled for Jan. 21-23, 2014, in New York City. More than 55,000 attendees and 2,000 companies are expected for the event.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer