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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.


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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.

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


Johnson Controls Opens New Testing Facility Complex

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.

Fan Coil Replacement: 3 Keys To Consider

In deciding whether to repair, refurbish, or replace fan coil units in the HVAC system, here are factors to evaluate.

Optimizing HVAC Systems

Gaining holistic knowledge of how the equipment is operating is significant to improving HVAC efficiency.

ASHRAE Intros “As Designed” Rating For Its Building EQ Portal

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.

Trane New, Connected IntelliPak System

This next generation rooftop HVAC system connects with Trane's Symbio 800 for improved control throughout the unit's life cycle.

Fujitsu’s New Hi-Rise 360 Kit For V-II Series VRF Systems

Fujitsu General America has introduced its new High-rise 360 kit that now adds 196 (vertical) feet to the distance between roof-mounted VRF condensing units, and indoor units connected below them.

Question Of The Week: Preserve Energy Tax Deduction 179D?

In testimony last week, BOMA’s President explained the importance of 179D as the sole federal energy efficiency incentive for commercial buildings.

Friday Funny: Is HVAC Your Key To The Great Outdoors?

Open only to those who work with HVAC, Goodway Technologies’ 2018 Great Outdoors Sweepstakes will give two lucky winners Cabela’s gift cards just in time for fun outdoor activities!

Indoor Environments’ Impact On Wellness To Be Studied

Well Living Lab will undertake a three-year scientific research plan to identify how indoor environments affect five facets of people’s lives.

Short On HVAC Staff? Turn To Tech

The impact of HVAC equipment condition and operation is significant, and facility management should consider all the tools available.

2018 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2017.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2018

As a department of one, Kirk Beaudoin, senior facilities manager for adidas, formalized protocol for the company’s retail stores.

SP-A-VG Bathroom Ceiling Exhaust Fan From Greenheck

The Greenheck SP-A-VG ceiling exhaust fan features Vari-Green® technology and is nearly 250% more energy efficient than standard models.

BAS Multiply Due To Global Urge For Energy Efficiency

Concern for building energy consumption is propelling rapid transformations in the global Building Automation Systems market, finds Frost & Sullivan.

Top 8 Predictions For The Workplace Experience in 2018

These emerging and evolving concepts provide a framework around which facility management can plan and operate the workplace environments they oversee.

Question Of The Week: What Do You Do When Building Controls Veer Off Course?

The current automation delivery process often yields inefficient buildings. This second article in a series takes a closer look at why, and what facility management can do about it.

ASHRAE Presents Awards At 2018 Winter Conference 

Spanning nine categories, these ASHRAE awards recognize members' contributions and achievements to the HVAC&R industry.

Sensi Multiple Thermostat Manager From Emerson

New software application can manage and control multiple heating and cooling systems through one convenient online portal.

AHRI Launches New Directory Of Certified Product Performance

AHRI's upgraded Directory of Certified Product Performance includes more than 7.2 million listings of all AHRI Certified® products.

Facility Management SOLUTIONS 2018

SOLUTIONS 2018 provides a detailed look at facility management products and services designed to address your needs in the coming year, and beyond.

SnowShield From Marketair

Designed for use with a mini-split condenser outside buildings, this product protects equipment from snow and ice as well as from summer heat and UV rays.

Repair Versus Replace HVAC Equipment?

Preventive maintenance keeps HVAC systems running, but don’t forget to take the long view to plan for 2018.

Inside HVAC Systems

Changes to ductwork sealing practices and expanded ozone-friendly refrigerants are on the horizon.

Facility Executive | December 2017 Issue

The December 2017 issue features the impact of HVAC, professional development, floor care strategies, and more. Plus, FM Solutions 2018, a guide to facility management products and services.

S-5 SolarFoot Exposed Fastener Mounting Platform

SolarFoot is a simple, cost-effective pedestal for L-Foot (not included) attachment of rail-mounted solar PV.

Common Generator Problems In Industrial Settings

There are a few common problems industrial generators encounter that factory managers, OEMs, and owners should be aware of in order to prevent downtime.

Workplace Comfort: One Size Does Not Fit All

New research shows having personal control of your workspace, such as lighting and temperature, improves overall workplace productivity and engagement.

Wireless Valve Actuator Improves Steam Driven Building

Opened in 1931, the Starrett-Lehigh Building in Manhattan now features a wireless controls system to regulate heating and cooling.

Ecoflair Indirect Air Economizer From Schneider Electric

Designed for roof-top or on-grade deployments, Ecoflair moves cooling from the data center floor to the facility exterior, freeing up white space for IT equipment.

New Protocol, NSF P453, Takes Aim At Legionellosis

NSF International has developed guidance on treatment, operation, and maintenance of cooling tower water systems to help protect health of building occupants.

Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation Improves IAQ

With millions of travelers passing through LAX annually, facility management at the world’s seventh busiest airport chose UVGI, or UV-C, technology.

Greening The Roof

Roof gardens help ease stormwater management, as well as HVAC system and general maintenance demands.

Facility Executive | October 2017 Issue

The October 2017 issue features a focus on sustainability, including groundskeeping, lighting, roofing, energy purchasing programs, and more. Plus, a look at emerging tech, HVAC, and strategic planning.

Koch Multi-Pleat Green 13 Air Filter

The Multi-Pleat Green 13 is a high efficiency extended surface pleated panel air filter with a MERV 13 performance rating.

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