Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. HVAC articles below.
Quiet-Tech insulation is made with a blend of recycled carpet, cotton and PET fibers, and qualifies as a Double Green product.
When you’re looking to heat one area of a building that’s plagued with cold spots, consider spot heating options.
When building heating systems go into steady operation during cold weather months, do you ensure humidity levels don't fall too low?
The manufacturer of variable refrigerant flow systems conceived of the space as a collaborative center where industry members can gather while viewing Fujitsu products in action.
A state mandate along with an internal commitment to reduce energy consumption spurred a plant optimization project at Maryland's Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research.
The Series R® RTWD water-cooled chiller for commercial and industrial buildings is now available for customers in North America and the Middle East who are seeking systems with lower global warming potential.
The Envision2 Series NXW Reversible Chiller has been updated with new features.
To maximize water-based cooling tower performance, identify several critical factors to choose most appropriate size.
This energy management system connects with the company's Zen thermostat to provide control over HVAC, lighting schedules, and energy consumption.
With the facility’s aging boiler failing, Saucon Valley Country Club saw an opportunity to improve facility comfort, improve access to hot water, and reduce energy bills.
This amendment to the Montreal Protocol focuses on a global phase down of production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are used in refrigeration and air conditioning systems.
The $19 million upgrade to the assembly plant's lighting, HVAC, hot water, and thermal energy systems will help meet mandated federal energy reduction goals.
With an overall depth of 3.625 inches, Greenheck’s new low-profile, direct-drive Model SP-L bathroom exhaust fan is purpose-built for 2 x 4 wall installation.
Recent research finds that the smart building market suffers from a fragmented ecosystem and that proprietary building automation solutions dominate. Still, that is expected to change. Where are facility management stakeholders on this spectrum?
Via ZigBee, the solution enables communication between Schneider Electric's building management system and room controllers and Panasonic’s variable refrigerant flow-based HVAC systems.
Grounded in Daikin’s oil-free, magnetic bearing compressor technology, the Magnitude WME Generation 2 builds on proven performance.
A environmental sensor-based system that provides monitoring and alerting services for the mechanical spaces of buildings.
Designed to LEED standards, the 15'x40' prefabricated modular structure will be donated to the Compton YouthBuild campus after it's displayed at Greenbuild 2016.
The U.S. Department of Energy recently tested HTHV technology—High Temperature Heating & Ventilation—compared to traditional unit heaters.
The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) explored a way to help minimize construction disruption during facility renovations.
Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.
The Versatec Ultra Single Hydronic heat pump combines scroll compressors, R-410A refrigerant, and oversized heat exchangers to provide energy savings.
The JETFAN System is an alternative option for underground parking garage ventilation.
U.S. Green Building Council honors western hemisphere’s tallest building for construction, design, and operations standards.
The Well Living Lab leverages and expands upon the principles of the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL), which focuses on seven concepts relevant to indoor health—air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort and mind.
Taking a closer look at these aspects can help facility management leaders and their teams improve operations.
Beginning October 2016, facilities using ammonia systems can expect more frequent EPA inspections due to the Agency's new National Enforcement Initiatives.
Breakthrough technology yields 20 percent better economics than conventional fixed-tilt installations.
The improvements will help the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District meet its sustainability goals while improving equipment performance and fan experience.
Williamson has introduced the new FreeStyle® 155k Btuh input Wall Mount Gas-Fired Condensing Boiler.
The new Model EVH-901 dual module louver provides for high volume intake and exhaust ventilation and protects against water penetration even under the most severe wind-driven rain conditions.
The pioneer product of efficient heating celebrated its 30th anniversary last month.
Rather than an item by item, "menu" approach, a decentralized systems approach is key to optimizing the operation of HVAC and other facility systems.
The latest generation of intelligent pump controller/VFD combines two advanced controller functions to reduce setup and configuration time across a range of hydronic HVAC applications.