Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. HVAC articles below.
Minimizing unwanted noise throughout a facility calls for examining HVAC ductwork system components, and their operation.
In central Florida, a county library facility employs thermal energy storage via ice for space cooling during peak demand hours.
Attached to a HVAC air filter, this device informs facility teams at the exact time when maintenance is required.
This issue looks at trends in facility security. Plus, HVAC, thermal energy, pest control, power protection for IoT, LED lighting, green roofing, and more.
The TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Packaged Cooling and Heating Units allow building owners to replace outdated 3 – 12.5 ton rooftop units simply and affordably.
The patented Flood Buzz™ warns of impending water leaks before they wreak havoc by sounding an alarm when it senses a water leak condition.
Employing smartphone technology, this predictive maintenance service identifies potential HVAC equipment failures.
Greenheck’s new FumeJet pre-engineered, centrifugal fume exhaust packaged models offer extended discharge to reduce and prevent exposure to harmful fumes and odors outdoors.
This innovative new wall heater from Marley Engineered Products® offers modern design and features with simple installation.
The company donated $100K for development of safety standards regarding the use of mildly flammable, low-GWP refrigerants.
2016 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals 72 percent of respondents will increase energy efficiency and renewable energy investments.
Howden American Fan Company offers a range of fans for industrial boiler and burner applications.
Facility leaders have options to install or retrofit geothermal energy systems cost-effectively to reduce operating costs.
AHRI, ASHRAE, and the DOE will collaborate on a $5.2 million research program that will help accelerate updating of model building codes.
Regularly scheduled and preventative maintenance regimens are crucial for maintaining the health of your facility’s power systems.
Facility managers can search chiller features and related information using a simple interface, available through iTunes or Google Play.
Siemens has been awarded a $38.6M contract by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to implement energy and water conservation measures that will save $2.5M annually at two correctional facilities in eastern Kentucky.
Modern, high-performance window systems can have a very noticeable impact on existing buildings’ operational energy costs and their associated HVAC and lighting capacity.
Easily customizable spa-inspired heated flooring brings warmth and comfort to resorts and hotels.
The new Sensaphone® Pressure Sensor is ideal for measuring and detecting loss of boiler pressure in hot water systems at large facilities including hotels, schools, hospitals, universities, and housing communities.
With failing oil-fired boilers and an aging, inefficient heating system, Elm Street School in Gardner, MA, turned to modulating boilers from Weil-McLain to spark energy efficiencies and lower heating costs.
Completed in December 2014, this renovation project serves as an example of how a historic utility plant can be improved to address significant elements and concerns.
This annual series focused on hydronic systems has eight more dates scheduled in the Eastern and Midwest regions.
These valves are used for liquid injection into evaporators on refrigeration and air conditioning systems using fluorinated refrigerants.
Creation of a database to help better understand human thermal comfort in residential and commercial buildings is being funded through an ASHRAE grant program.
Deferred maintenance directly affects the physical condition of a facility which has a significant impact on the asset value.
This issue announces our 2016 Facility Executive of the Year, and the popular Readers' Choice Awards. Plus a look at cyber security, cleaning performance assessments, roofing insulation and systems, HVAC maintenance, and renewable energy initiatives.
Will you pursue the recently extended Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction (Section 179D)?
This year’s Readers’ Choice Awards features companies in more than 40 categories, whose products and services were rated highest by facility management professionals based on aesthetics, reliability, value, and customer service.
The company's Multi V VRF systems are now compatible with the LG Art Cool Gallery offering.
Applications for this active desiccant hybrid system include hospital operating rooms, archival and dry storage, hotels, and multi-family buildings.
This issue takes a comprehensive look at smart facility technologies, the Internet of Things, maintenance software, and energy management. Plus, mitigating disaster.
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.
More than 70 percent of workers think sitting in an office that is too warm impacts their productivity, according to new CareerBuilder survey.