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Heating and Ventilation

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Data Centers April 3, 2020

Your questions answered: Can you specify CRAC systems to deliver free cooling in a data center?

In this case, yes you can. Read more questions and answers from the team that designed energy-efficient cooling in a California data center

By Eric Jensen and Dan McInnis, PE
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Business of Engineering April 3, 2020

Engineering for the emerging marijuana industry

Brian Clark, senior project manager at RTM Engineering Consultants looks at the future of the marijuana industry.

By Brian Clark
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Compressed Air March 30, 2020

Compressed air audit optimizes efficiency

A compressed air system evaluation can provide owners and facilities engineers with the direction they need to ensure their plant is operating efficiently and reliably

By Blake Finch and Luke Streit
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HVAC March 30, 2020

How to design K-12 schools: HVAC, plumbing systems

With increasingly complex systems and technology coming into play, work on modern K-12 projects is anything but elementary

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Business of Engineering March 25, 2020

Ask an expert on COVID-19: Michael Sheerin provides engineering guidance

Michael Sheerin shared expert advice to engineers and others involved in the technical aspects of engineering and designing building systems

By Michael Sheerin
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Office Buildings March 24, 2020

Case study: Office building pressurization

Consider the impact of infiltration and building pressurization on air systems in an office building

By Kevin Ricart, PE; Rosemary Hwang, LEED AP; and Connor Harrigan
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HVAC March 23, 2020

Best practices for infiltration and building pressurization

Observe the mechanics of infiltration and pressurization in a building, modeling methodologies and what can be done to better account for them in air handling system design

By Kevin Ricart, PE; Rosemary Hwang, LEED AP; and Connor Harrigan
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HVAC March 20, 2020

Ask an expert on Coronavirus: Sunondo Roy shares engineering guidance

Sunondo Roy provided expert advice to engineers and others involved in the technical aspects of engineering and designing building systems

By Sunondo Roy
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Building Types March 19, 2020

Have you designed grow facilities?

Yes, grow rooms, as in marijuana. Tell us your engineering success stories

By Amara Rozgus
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HVAC March 17, 2020

What’s so important about air filtration?

Filters are ubiquitous in air handling systems, so it’s helpful to understand the different options for filters and to learn about how they function

By Kevin Langan, PE, IMEG Corp., Rock Island, Ill.