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HVAC | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

Employing smartphone technology, this predictive maintenance service identifies potential HVAC equipment failures.

Advanced Vibration Evaluation By Johnson Controls

Advanced Vibration Evaluation By Johnson Controls

Employing smartphone technology, this predictive maintenance service identifies potential HVAC equipment failures.

FumeJet Fume Exhaust Fan From Greenheck

Greenheck’s new FumeJet pre-engineered, centrifugal fume exhaust packaged models offer extended discharge to reduce and prevent exposure to harmful fumes and odors outdoors.

Artisan SmartSeries® Architectural Digital Wall Heater

This innovative new wall heater from Marley Engineered Products® offers modern design and features with simple installation.

Johnson Controls Supports Low-GWP Refrigerant Research

The company donated $100K for development of safety standards regarding the use of mildly flammable, low-GWP refrigerants.

Planned Investment In Energy Efficiency Hits All-time High

2016 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals 72 percent of respondents will increase energy efficiency and renewable energy investments.

Industrial Boiler And Burner Application Fans

Howden American Fan Company offers a range of fans for industrial boiler and burner applications.

Renewable Energy: Financing Geothermal HVAC

Facility leaders have options to install or retrofit geothermal energy systems cost-effectively to reduce operating costs.

FM Alert: Partnership Funds Flammable Refrigerant Research

AHRI, ASHRAE, and the DOE will collaborate on a $5.2 million research program that will help accelerate updating of model building codes.

Ensuring Generator Longevity

Regularly scheduled and preventative maintenance regimens are crucial for maintaining the health of your facility’s power systems.

York Chiller Mobile App

Facility managers can search chiller features and related information using a simple interface, available through iTunes or Google Play.

Energy, Water Conservation Measures Planned For Kentucky Prisons

Siemens has been awarded a $38.6M contract by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to implement energy and water conservation measures that will save $2.5M annually at two correctional facilities in eastern Kentucky.

Energy Upgrades And Renovations: What To Know About Windows

Modern, high-performance window systems can have a very noticeable impact on existing buildings’ operational energy costs and their associated HVAC and lighting capacity.

TEC™ In-Floor Heat by H.B. Fuller Construction Products

Easily customizable spa-inspired heated flooring brings warmth and comfort to resorts and hotels.

New Pressure Sensor by Sensaphone®

The new Sensaphone® Pressure Sensor is ideal for measuring and detecting loss of boiler pressure in hot water systems at large facilities including hotels, schools, hospitals, universities, and housing communities.

Modulating Boilers Lower Energy Use, Heating Costs For Massachusetts School

With failing oil-fired boilers and an aging, inefficient heating system, Elm Street School in Gardner, MA, turned to modulating boilers from Weil-McLain to spark energy efficiencies and lower heating costs.

The HVAC Factor: New Life For An Aging Chiller Plant

Completed in December 2014, this renovation project serves as an example of how a historic utility plant can be improved to address significant elements and concerns.

Hydronic Systems Seminars From Weil-McLain

This annual series focused on hydronic systems has eight more dates scheduled in the Eastern and Midwest regions.

Danfoss Marks 50 Years For T2 Expansion Valve

These valves are used for liquid injection into evaporators on refrigeration and air conditioning systems using fluorinated refrigerants.

ASHRAE Funds Thermal Comfort Database Project

Creation of a database to help better understand human thermal comfort in residential and commercial buildings is being funded through an ASHRAE grant program.

Retrocommissioning HVAC

Deferred maintenance directly affects the physical condition of a facility which has a significant impact on the asset value.

Facility Executive | January / February 2016 Issue

This issue announces our 2016 Facility Executive of the Year, and the popular Readers' Choice Awards. Plus a look at cyber security, cleaning performance assessments, roofing insulation and systems, HVAC maintenance, and renewable energy initiatives.

Question Of The Week: Section 179D Reinstated

Will you pursue the recently extended Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction (Section 179D)?

2016 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards: Selected By Facility Management Professionals

This year’s Readers’ Choice Awards features companies in more than 40 categories, whose products and services were rated highest by facility management professionals based on aesthetics, reliability, value, and customer service.

New Product Flash: Expanded Options For Multi V IV VRF From LG

The company's Multi V VRF systems are now compatible with the LG Art Cool Gallery offering.


Applications for this active desiccant hybrid system include hospital operating rooms, archival and dry storage, hotels, and multi-family buildings.

Facility Executive | November/December 2015 Issue

This issue takes a comprehensive look at smart facility technologies, the Internet of Things, maintenance software, and energy management. Plus, mitigating disaster.

FM Alert: DOE Issues Largest Energy-Saving Standards Ever For Rooftop Air Conditioners

New energy efficiency standards issued for rooftop air conditioners and heat pumps represent the largest energy and pollution savings of any rule ever issued by the Department of Energy.

Office Temperature A Source Of Workplace Conflict, Decreased Productivity

More than 70 percent of workers think sitting in an office that is too warm impacts their productivity, according to new CareerBuilder survey.

New Product Flash: Generation 3 DE Pumps From Armstrong Fluid Technology

Expanding on the company's Design Envelope technology, this new line of pumps features 33 energy savings models.

The HVAC Factor: Executive View of Preventive Maintenance

A summary report of HVAC service provides insight that is useful to repair and replace plans.

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