HVAC - Plumbing, Piping

Sizing domestic water pipes

When sizing pipes in nonresidential buildings, engineers should pay close attention to local code,... » more

Eight steps to determine plumbing system requirements

In nonresidential buildings, engineers should pay close attention to local codes, the Uniform... » more

Video: Optimizing Chilled Water Systems for Energy Efficiency and Occupant Comfort

Information on implementing a holistic approach to CHW system management and the fundamental...

Integrating plumbing into the overall design

Having a qualified, knowledgeable plumbing engineer involved in early planning will help select the... » more

How to perform a pipe stress analysis

Understanding the various types of pipe stresses, the process, and best practices are necessary to... » more

Video: The Energy/Water Nexus: Seeking Opportunities for Savings

An examination of the strong interconnection between water and energy use at the municipal and...

Courtesy: Dewberry; Dave Huh, photographer

Dewberry: High Point Regional Health Facilities building expansion

Electrical, power; energy, sustainability; fire, life safety; HVAC, mechanical; lighting; plumbing,... » more

Courtesy: Dewberry; Dave Huh, photographer

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Energy recovery ventilators

Ruskin’s Minicore energy recovery ventilators (ERVs)—enERVent models MCV500 and MCV1000—are designed to exceed 50% to 60% total energy recovery effectiveness with 0.5% cross-contamination.

Micro plate heat exchangers

Danfoss’ Z-design micro plate heat exchangers include custom-size heat exchangers with capacities from 90 to 400 kW.

Electric duct heater

Greenheck’s Model IDHE electric duct heater is approved for multiple mounting positions, which allows the control cabinet to be installed on either side of a horizontal duct or in any orientation on a vertical duct.

High-capacity cooling solutions for data centers

Vertiv's three Liebert high-capacity cooling solutions for the growing colocation and cloud hosting, are designed for data center markets, enabling providers to save money, reduce risks, and more easily manage their facilities.

Industrial fiberglass damper series

Ruskin's Swartwout Series industrial fiberglass damper line are ideal for installation in corrosive environments including wastewater treatment, pulp and paper mills, and corrosion-resistant air exhaust and collection systems.

Webcasts

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2012 HVAC Research Study

2017 HVAC and building automation systems study

Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2017 HVAC and... » more

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Cannon Design Blog

Malcolm X College is a strategic response to the rapid evolution of healthcare in American and specifically Chicago. Courtesy: CannonDesign

CityLab profiles Malcolm X College teaching hospital

Malcolm X College has invested in new... » more

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