Heating and Ventilation
Heating and Ventilation March 8, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 1-7

AHU component makeup, chiller selection, changes to NFPA 101-2018, merger and acquisition updates, and strategies to deal with turbulent times in the engineering industry were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, March 1-7. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By McKenzie Burns
Heating and Ventilation March 7, 2019

Case study: Chiller plant gets an update

A corporate campus reviewed its chiller’s performance data to determine what updates were needed. Metering and instrumentation helped achieve the engineer’s goals.

By Stacey Ayuthia, PE, LEED AP, NV5, Verona, Wis.
Heating and Ventilation March 4, 2019

Chiller selection: Much more than capacity

Selecting and specifying the right chiller is generally dictated by capacity. There are many ways to specify chillers and chilled-water systems, depending on the application.

By Stacey Ayuthia, PE, LEED AP, NV5, Verona, Wis.
Heating and Ventilation March 4, 2019

Rain resistant louver

The EME420DDE and EME520DDE wind-driven rain resistant louvers are qualified to the AMCA 540 Missile Level E Impact Test (55 mph impact).

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Eighty-seven percent of engineers agree that an inadequate budget for high-quality design is a difficult challenge affecting the future of HVAC systems or BAS, engineers, and/or the industry; other top challenges include speed of project delivery (73%) and energy consumption and operating cost (69%). Source: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Heating and Ventilation February 28, 2019

2019 HVAC & Building Automation Systems Study

Five HVAC, BAS survey findings

By Amanda Pelliccione
Heating and Ventilation February 27, 2019

Vertical stationary louver

The EME5625MD louver is a 5-inch vertical stationary louver, is engineered to provide added protection to buildings during hurricane conditions.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Heating and Ventilation February 22, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, February 15-21

AHU component makeup, changes to NFPA 70-2017, why AHUs are important, complex fire alarm system design and commissioning, and LED lighting and control system design considerations were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, Feb. 15-21. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By McKenzie Burns
Heating and Ventilation February 22, 2019

Optimized heating with low-grade waste-heat recovery

Hydronic heating systems remain an energy-efficient and effective means to distribute low-grade waste heat throughout a high-performance building.

By Robert Thompson, PE, SmithGroup, Phoenix
Heating and Ventilation February 15, 2019

Specifying high-temperature hot-water boilers and systems

Mechanical engineers must understand and meet various national and local codes when specifying high-temperature hot-water boilers and associated systems.

By Matthew Jantz, PE, SmithGroup, Washington, D.C.
Heating and Ventilation February 8, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, February 1-7

HVAC design solutions, LED lighting and control design considerations, AHUs in HVAC design configuration, NFPA 70-2017 changes, and going net zero with your building were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, Feb. 1-7. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By McKenzie Burns