HVAC/R and Mechanical

HVAC/R and Mechanical October 3, 2023

Low-GWP refrigerants becoming major priority for companies

Low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants are growing in priority as companies look to become more efficient, economical and sustainable.

By Chris Vavra
Figure 1: BACnet device profiles. Courtesy: SmithGroup
HVAC/R and Mechanical September 28, 2023

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed HVAC articles in 2023

Read the best articles about HVAC including HVAC systems, regulating HVAC, HVAC design and more.

By Tyler Wall
This shows an inside university custom air handler, supply air fan and cooling coil1-2 sentence, which can help create comfortable temperatures year-round. Courtesy: CDM Smith.
HVAC/R and Mechanical September 21, 2023

HVAC design considerations and solutions for unique university spaces

Spaces on college campus like labs, gyms, auditoriums and dorms have specific HVAC requirements to ensure comfort and germ-free environments

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
RetroFIT+ offers online resources, including a product selection tool, as well as personal support that provide quick and easy access to HVAC replacement solutions for actuators, valves and sensors. Courtesy: Belimo
HVAC/R and Mechanical September 18, 2023

HVAC retrofit program launched

Belimo's RetroFIT+ offers ways to upgrade existing HVAC systems for enhanced comfort and energy efficiency.

By Belimo
Figure 2: This diagram shows the required pressurization to ensure conditioned air flows from higher hygiene spaces to lower hygiene spaces down to non good manufacturing practices (GMPs). Courtesy: Barry-Wehmiller Design Group
HVAC/R and Mechanical September 13, 2023

Air quality design considerations in industrial and commercial buildings

An introduction to the Industrial HVAC Design Guidelines for Commercial HVAC Design Engineers

By Hafiz Rafey and Sunondo Roy
HVAC/R and Mechanical August 31, 2023

Heat exchanger technology aiding transition to sustainable future

Highly efficient heat exchangers contribute to decarbonization, save energy costs

By Jim Klimek and Eugene Mitchell
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
HVAC/R and Mechanical August 16, 2023

Event for retrofitting and energy efficiency benefits for HVAC professionals announced

Belimo's online event for HVAC professionals on September 7 emphasizes the impact retrofitting can have on energy efficiency.

By Belimo
HVAC/R and Mechanical August 1, 2023

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed content, July 2023

Read the best content in June 2023 including: BACnet control systems for HVAC, data center codes, medical gas storage and more

By Anna Steingruber
The dedicated outdoor air systems (DOAS) unit shown is serving an administration building at Houston’s Northeast Water Purification Plant. Courtesy: CDM Smith
HVAC/R and Mechanical July 18, 2023

Case study: How can DOAS serve a water treatment plant?

A water treatment plant expansion required DOAS to serve buildings that needed a lot of outdoor air

By Alexandria Stuart and Caley Johnson
Figure 1: This figure displays a typical dedicated outdoor air systems (DOAS) unit configuration. Courtesy: CDM Smith
HVAC/R and Mechanical July 17, 2023

Back to basics: Introduction to dedicated outdoor air systems

Outdoor air is an important component of a building’s overall health and well-being

By Alexandria Stuart and Caley Johnson