HVAC Factor Archives
With hot, humid climates as the focus, several types of chilled water pipe insulation were field tested.
Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is a metric for tracking systems efficiency. But, there’s more to measure in the data center.
At the University of Baltimore, a new facility features passive heating and cooling, and natural ventilation.
As with traditional operating rooms, HVAC systems are crucial to the success of these emerging healthcare spaces.
HVAC systems may be the key to providing occupants with mobile connectivity in a facility.
For facilities that handle hazardous items, indoor air quality and comfort are challenges.
The recently updated ACR standard from NADCA advises facility managers, and their contractors, on best practices.
Temperature control was crucial for a research facility in North Carolina. From the October 2013 issue.
As an alternative to rectangular ducting, this approach is a more efficient delivery system when conditions are suitable. From the August 2013 issue.
In Oakland, CA, an office building reduced energy use (and occupant complaints) with a retrofit to its pneumatic equipment. From the June 2013 issue.