Heating and Ventilation
Heating and Ventilation May 10, 2019

Things you want to know about sterile processing

Sterile processing is one of the unsung heroes of a hospital.

By Jon Flann
Heating and Ventilation May 3, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, April 26 to May 2

Integrating modeling into building design, resilience in HVAC design, Product of the Year finalists, designing resilient buildings, and cybersecurity in automation were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, April 26 to May 2. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By McKenzie Burns
Heating and Ventilation May 2, 2019

Five ways to design and deliver an efficient mechanical system

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 the life of the equipment, system and building without exceeding the capabilities of the end user.

By Craig Buck, PE, LEED AP, HFDP, RMF Engineering, Charleston, South Carolina
Heating and Ventilation April 29, 2019

Top design trends in data centers: HVAC, plumbing

An increasingly data-driven society demands advanced, high-performance data center facilities. Read on to learn the biggest HVAC and plumbing challenges, emerging technologies and upcoming trends affecting data centers.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Heating and Ventilation April 25, 2019

Case study: Theater renovation includes VRF

A Chicago college theater renovation opted for heat recovery variable refrigerant flow systems as part of its heating and cooling plan.

By John Song, PE, McGuire Engineers, Chicago
Heating and Ventilation April 25, 2019

Don’t forget the codes

ASHRAE Standards 15 and 34 must be consulted when designing with variable refrigerant flow systems.

By John Song, PE, McGuire Engineers, Chicago
Heating and Ventilation April 23, 2019

Choosing and specifying VRF systems

In your client’s quest for energy efficiency, determining if a variable refrigerant flow system is right requires careful consideration.

By John Song, PE, McGuire Engineers, Chicago
Heating and Ventilation April 19, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, April 12 to April 18

2019 Product of the Year finalists, integrating modeling into building design, designing data center AHUs, understanding GFCI nuisances, and building energy modeling were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, April 12 to April 18. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By McKenzie Burns
Heating and Ventilation April 17, 2019

Comfort that contributes to the bottom line

Airports across the country are struggling to increase revenue and find funding for these projects.

By James Dietz
Heating and Ventilation April 16, 2019

Resilience in HVAC Design

In California, the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) strives to anticipate future heating and cooling needs for its nine campuses through the HVAC projects it has recently pursued.

By Eric Nyenhuis