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Research into New York City’s geology has produced a geothermal ground source screening tool to assess sites for this energy resource.


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Research into New York City’s geology has produced a geothermal ground source screening tool to assess sites for this energy resource.

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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.


Mapping Geothermal Potential In NYC

Research into New York City’s geology has produced a geothermal ground source screening tool to assess sites for this energy resource.

Smart Buildings In Real Time

In an evolving landscape, smart buildings dynamically respond to the immediate and future needs of facility management and occupants.

Hybrid HVAC Cooling

These types of systems help facilities balance water and energy usage goals and demands.

Tackling HVAC Deferred Maintenance

Work toward optimizing HVAC systems by implementing these practical solutions.

R-22 Refrigerant Phaseout Arrives In 2020

The move to ban R-22 refrigerant is nearly complete. What happens next?

Facility Executive | December 2019 Issue

The December 2019 Issue looks at HVAC, smart building technology, and the building envelope. Plus green restrooms and wayfinding with color.

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.

K-12 Construction Recognized For Use Of Propane Powered Equipment

The Propane Education & Research Council awards architectural and engineering firm TSP its 2019 Propane Project of the Year prize of $10,000 for its work on Andes Central High School in South Dakota.

HVACR Manufacturers, Industry Professionals Report Strong Economy

The HVACR community has a positive business outlook heading into 2020, finds the latest AHR Expo and ASHRAE Journal Annual Economic Outlook Survey.

Green Campus Revitalization

Sustainability plans for Ford Motor Company’s Dearborn, MI campus include net zero goals for energy, water, and waste.

Natural Gas Challenges In The Northeast U.S.

Insufficient natural gas infrastructure? Variable refrigerant flow and split systems can offer a no-compromise solution.

Energy The Key For ASHRAE 2019 LowDown Showdown

In its fifth year, this competition engaged architects, engineers, designers, and energy modelers to team up and design a highly energy efficient building based on a specific scenario.

Facility Executive | October 2019 Issue

The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.

ALDI Lauded As Industry Leader In Sustainable Refrigeration

The EPA's GreenChill Partnership has recognized ALDI as the grocery retailer with the most GreenChill store certifications in the past year.

Smart Buildings And The IoT

IoT is creating opportunities for information gathering and sharing that will have an astounding impact on the way buildings are managed and operated.

Three Ways Facility Managers Can Retain Their Best Tenants

To tighten bonds and boost retention rates with commercial tenants, facility managers should leverage these three evolving trends.

Bacharach Releases Combustion App

Bacharach introduced a complimentary new mobile app for its hand-held combustion and emissions analyzer portfolio

Weil-McLain Expands Stainless Vertical Firetube Commercial Boiler Line

Four larger sizes added to new state-of-the-art boiler line featuring efficiency, ease of installation, and maintenance.

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.

The Role Of HVAC Controls

When planning an HVAC upgrade, here are three control strategies to help ensure the new equipment runs as efficiently as possible.

Facility Executive | August 2019 Issue

The August 2019 issue looks at workplace violence, security trends, and fire safety.Plus HVAC controls, roofing maintenance, energy storage, and more.

TripleGuard Wins Product Design Award

TripleGuard™, a smart water leak monitoring, detection and prevention system from RectorSeal®, has won a Dealer Design Award sponsored by the HVAC/R industry magazine The News.

Hot Rooms, Hot Buyers

Can the temperature of a room affect a buyer’s eagerness to buy an item—or haggle for a good deal?

ABM’s Energy Performance Program Projected to Save Over $2.6 Million

ABM has created an Energy Performance Contracting program for Saint Joseph County, Michigan that is projected to save more than $2.6 million.

Fujitsu Expands Unitary Ducted Equipment Offering

Fujitsu General America has expanded its line of unitary ducted products.  They now offer a broader selection of residential air conditioners, heat pumps, and gas furnaces as well as a new line of light commercial equipment.

IDEC Upgrades Human-Machine Interface Line

IDEC Corporation upgraded HG2G-V5 5.7", HG3G-V8 8.4", HG3G-VA 10.4", and HG4G-VC 12.1" HMI touchscreen models, which are a fit for both new and retrofit applications.

Question Of The Week: Are These Five HVACR Trends Impacting Your Facilities?

AHR Expo Expert Council convened to discuss and develop consensus views on five HVACR trends poised to be hot topics for the industry.

Solar, Waste Heat Help Power Athletic Facility

At Phillips Academy in Andover, MA, a new student athletic facility achieved LEED Platinum certification.

Updated Legionella Guidance On The Way

A supplement to ASHRAE Standard 188, the revised Guideline 12-2000R is expected to be published later this year.

Facility Executive | June 2019 Issue

The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.

BrainBox AI Launches First AI Technology For Autonomous Buildings

BrainBox AI has unveiled its patent-pending technology enabling buildings to reduce energy costs by 25-35% and their carbon footprint by 20-40%.

Seasonal Maintenance Tips For Commercial Properties

Thinking about maintaining your commercial property seasonally provides an effective blueprint for keeping your property looking good.

Variable Refrigerant Flow Technology For Commercial Facilities

Whether for a retrofit or new construction, VRF technology permits the installation of a single HVAC system for both heating and cooling in facilities — saving money on equipment and controls.

Stop Refrigerant Leaks Before They Start

Rising costs and new environmental regulations call for facilities to enact proactive refrigerant management programs.

FacilityConneX Announces New Intelligent Building Project

The Intelligent Building Solution, built on GE Digital technology and Dell Technologies' edge solutions, will provide Dell Technologies' facilities management team with real-time monitoring-based commissioning.

Facility Executive | April 2019 Issue

The April 2019 issue features an in-depth look at intelligent lighting's impact on your facility, plus HVAC, flexible furniture, pest control, safer schools, and more.

Collaboration Provides Cloud-Based Advanced Energy Management Capabilities

Carrier Connect Wi-Fi thermostats can now interface with Encycle’s cloud-based Swarm Logic energy savings technology, improving HVAC system efficiency using IoT-enabled services.

Patterson Introduces Updated High-5 HVLS Ceiling Fan

A new design for 2019 makes the High-5 HVLS ceiling fan more compact, but still as solid as ever.

Big Ass Fans Brings Back The Pivot

Bring comfort to hard-to-reach work areas with the Big Ass Fans® Pivot 2.0.

Improving Long-Term HVAC Performance

Cumulative impact of three operational strategies helped a multi-tenant office building recertify LEED and boost its ENERGY STAR score.

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