Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. HVAC articles below.
This annual awards competition recognizes inventive and original products, systems, and technologies in 10 categories related to HVAC systems.
Sensors, software, and third-party analytics come together to provide facility management leaders new ways to operate not only HVAC, but all building systems.
Facility managers in states with strong energy efficiency programs more likely to install energy efficient lighting and HVAC equipment, according to new DNV GL survey.
Bosch's new line of tankless gas condensing water heaters offers nine models for high-efficiency domestic hot water in residential or commercial applications, adding new features for easy installation, operation and maintenance.
For proactive chiller maintenance and operation, connectivity provides facility staff with quick access to equipment conditions.
Carrier has introduced new capabilities for the Carrier® Chillers, a mobile app that offers a quick and easy way to select a Carrier commercial packaged chiller.
When it comes to: eliminating unhealthy sources; ventilation; and air filtration, which approaches are sound — and which should facility management filter out?
The November / December 2016 issue looks at smart buildings, building automation, the Internet of Things, HVAC, energy management, sustainable restrooms, lighting, and ceilings. Plus, Solutions 2017: Advancements in Products & Services.
A new report from JLL reveals five ways hospitals are applying advanced data analytics to improve operational performance of buildings, property, and equipment.
Six ways to improve office facility management operations — and the employee/tenant experience in the meantime.
HVAC manufacturer releases noise reduction solution for classroom heating and cooling ventilation systems, resulting in fewer distractions.
In 2014, attending a Building Operator Certification program helped shift perspective for the associate director for engineering and utilities at the University of Montana.
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.