Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. HVAC articles below.
Take a look at these facility management products to meet your needs in the coming year.
In response to the labor gap and shifting trends, HVAC industry leaders are pushing to include more women in this traditionally male-dominated field.
Several innovations have led the way to improved commercial boiler design and performance.
The December 2018 issue features HVAC, roofing, energy management, false alarms, and green restrooms. Plus, a look at passing the facility leadership torch.
Replacing the RCLX Large Cassette Series, this new series from Fujitsu features circular airflow for more consistent air distribution.
Significant enhancements and powerful integrations deliver safer and smarter building operations.
OmniPremier 25 ton to 50 ton commercial rooftop units offer superior standard efficiency levels and already meet stringent DOE 2023 energy efficiency requirements.
Facility managers should use an FCA as part of a technical investigation, to review assets or systems looking into the root causes of deterioration, and as a source for determining a building's replacement value.
The University of Maryland Medical Center garners operational benefits by installing reusable HVAC insulation in its central plant facilities.
Learn about the five biggest innovations in facility management technology we've seen this year. Plus, get a free ebook on more technology trends!
The October 2018 issue features green building, workplace design, zero energy, recycling furniture, and anti-terrorism security. Plus, we celebrate our 30th anniversary.
Remote balancing dampers are ideal for applications where it is difficult to gain access to manually adjust the damper for balance and airflow.
South Bronx hospital adopts new anti-microbial cooling tower technology to stave off Legionnaires' Disease and other biological health threats.
To satisfy energy efficiency and occupant demands, variable refrigerant flow systems may deliver on facility management needs.
In the heart of the UCLA campus, a LEED Platinum conference center inspires collaboration and innovation.
Since 2008, the university's facilities department has pursued improved IAQ (and energy savings) by retrofitting campus AHUs with ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI).
IDEC Corporation announced built-in support for the BACnet/IP building automation protocol by its family of MicroSmart FC6A Plus PLCs.
The August 2018 issue features facility security, including biometrics, school security, and stopping hackers. Plus, HVAC, roofing, restroom maintenance, lighting, and more.
…stay out of these 10 moist metros. A new ranking reveals this year’s America's Sweatiest Cities.
Tabs were created to clean and purify AC evaporator and condenser coils and are available in three distinct types.
This nonflammable, R-410A replacement refrigerant has received a provisional number and a preliminary A1 designation from ASHRAE, one stipulation needed to bring the product to market.
Fresh air is healthier than stale or polluted air, and while increasing ventilation may increase energy use, research shows the benefits of doing so outweigh costs.
Why state officials hold the keys to preventing Legionnaires’ Disease and ASHRAE Standard 188 is their best option for the next five years.
BioSpray Tower kills 99.9% of Legionella pneumophila when properly applied to hard non-porous surfaces like cooling towers, evaporative condensers, or fluid coolers.
At Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation’s first, facility upgrades help to steer 21st century operations.
Based on data from the facility, this test provides a report on the comfort performance of a buildings’ mechanical systems, on a zone by zone level.
Fifteen percent of workers have argued with a coworker about office temperature, and 19 percent have secretly changed the temperature during the summer, according to a new CareerBuilder survey.
The new Infinite Comfort Pro app helps HVAC professionals find information about Fujitsu General Halcyon mini-split and Airstage J-Series systems.
We hear so much about intelligent buildings, you’d think they were everywhere. But when you look at the data, it seems that most buildings are as dull-witted as ever.
The joint venture of Ingersoll Rand and Mitsubishi Electric now provides ductless and VRF systems in the U.S. and select countries in Latin America.
Located in York County, PA, the complex includes a 258,900 square foot HVACR testing lab and support facility, and consolidates testing facilities from a nearby campus.
In deciding whether to repair, refurbish, or replace fan coil units in the HVAC system, here are factors to evaluate.
Gaining holistic knowledge of how the equipment is operating is significant to improving HVAC efficiency.
This new capability provides a quick energy analysis of a building's energy performance, helping to identify whether that building is achieving its design potential.