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The updated standard enables operators and designers to use the latest and most effective equipment and techniques to achieve energy efficiency in data centers, while avoiding potential reliability issues.


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The updated standard enables operators and designers to use the latest and most effective equipment and techniques to achieve energy efficiency in data centers, while avoiding potential reliability issues.

Air Conditioning

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Air Conditioning articles below.


ASHRAE Releases Revised Data Center Energy Standard

The updated standard enables operators and designers to use the latest and most effective equipment and techniques to achieve energy efficiency in data centers, while avoiding potential reliability issues.

Daikin Adopts R-32 Refrigerant

Daikin companies in North America announced they are developing ducted and ductless residential, light-commercial, and applied products utilizing R-32 refrigerant.

YORK’s Cost-Effective Comfort Cooling

YORK Sun Choice rooftop units already surpass future DOE 2023 part-load standards by almost 10% to reduce energy consumption and operating costs.

New A3 Refrigerant R290 Testing Results

AHRTI, the research arm of the AHRI, released the results of a benchmarking study on A3 refrigerant R290, which evaluated the potential risks of R290 leaks and ignitions in a whole room scale setting.

EVAPCO eco-LSWE/LRWB Closed Circuit Coolers

The eco-LSWE and eco-LRWB series closed circuit coolers are energy and water efficient forced draft coolers for indoor applications.

YORK DOAS Decrease Indoor Air Pollution

Dedicated outside air systems (DOAS) include a range of 100% outside air units and mixed air units that help decrease indoor air pollution and reduce heating and cooling loads.

Vortec Dual Action Personal Air Conditioning Vests

Vortec Personal Air Conditioning Vests (PACs) circulate cool air to minimize temperature-related stress and fatigue, thus improving comfort and productivity.

Prepare Your Facility To Beat The Summer Heat

HVAC technologies can result in reduced energy costs and higher occupant satisfaction during summer's peak demand days.

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.

Recall Alert: Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner/Heat Pump Units

The power cords on certain Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner/Heat Pump (“PTAC”) units from Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman, and York International can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards.

Cooling Tips For Commercial Spaces

With temperatures topping 90˚F, air conditioning use is on the rise and cooling bills are hitting record highs.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Allergic To Air Conditioning

A facility manager wants to know how to resolve a complaint regarding "air conditioning allergies."

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Air Conditioning Systems For Libraries

Libraries are very specialized environments, as all facility managers know. So when it comes time to replace an aging air conditioning system, facility managers in these environments benefit from various sources of input.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Air Conditioning Preventive Maintenance

Where can I find templates or guidelines for preventive maintenance management plans for split aircon units?

The HVAC Factor: HCFC Phase Outs On The Way

Guest Contributor Colleen Hughes explains how the manufacture of a commonly used refrigerant will cease at the end of 2009.

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