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


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

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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.

Water Score From EPA WaterSense

Similar to the ENERGY STAR 1-100 scoring, the recently introduced tool addresses water consumption and conservation efforts for multi-family housing.

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.

Facility Executive | February 2018 Issue

The February 2018 issue features our 2018 Facility Executive of the Year, an in-depth look at the building envelope, access control, document management, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

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.

Bacharach MGS-250 Refrigerant Gas Detector

The MGS-250 is an infrared refrigerant gas detector with two new added gas options—R514A and R452B.

Solutions From Siemens For LaGuardia Airport Redevelopment

The redevelopment of Terminal B, part of multi-year airport-wide improvements, will include Siemens building management and fire safety systems.

TCW210-TH Temperature & Humidity Data Logger

The TCW210-TH data logger is for remote temperature and humidity monitoring applications.

CITY MULTI L-Generation Air-Source Unit By Mitsubishi Electric

Increased efficiencies make this variable refrigerant flow (VRF) outdoor unit suitable for facilities pursuing LEED certification or net zero energy.

Bell & Gossett Parallel Sensorless Controller

The Parallel Sensorless Controller provides advanced system staging of up to eight pumps in parallel configuration to maximize system efficiency.

Honeywell Mechanical Systems Outcome Based Service

Outcome Based Service is a smart suite of services that use building performance data to focus maintenance activities where they are most needed to improve operational efficiency and maximize uptime.

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.

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.

YORK YZ Chiller From Johnson Controls

This new magnetic bearing centrifugal chiller is fully optimized for performance with a next generation low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant.

OptimumAIR Boosts HVAC Efficiency

OptimumAIR is a module for the OptiCx optimization platform that improves occupant comfort and dramatically lowers costs.

Heat Transfer Technology Boosts HVAC Efficiency

Brazed plate heat exchangers are among the heat transfer technologies available for commercial buildings.

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.

Ruskin Critical Environment Dampers

The CD50CE and TED50CE critical environment dampers combine the strength of stainless steel and protection of anodized aluminum to combat saltwater elements.

As Winter Approaches, Don’t Skip Chiller Maintenance

Chiller maintenance is important year-round, but don't forget to prep this equipment for the slow season if cold weather is approaching in your region.

HS300x Family Of Relative Humidity Sensors From IDT

New humidity sensors offer high accuracy with the fastest measurement response time of comparable devices currently on the market.

JC SMART Equipment Controllers

SMART Equipment Controllers use a smart mobile device interface so users can easily access their Johnson Controls water-to-air water source heat pump controls through any Wi-Fi-enabled device and any internet browser.

LG Expands Use Of LGRED Heating In Its Products

LG expands its “Reliable to Extreme Degrees” (RED) heating technology to additional products in its portfolio.

Augury Unveils Halo Diagnostics Platform

The Augury Halo provides continuous, automated analysis of equipment performance to avoid equipment failures in smart facilities.

Carrier Hourly Analysis Program Turns 30

With Version 6 planned for a 2018 release, HAP was among the first hour-by-hour energy modeling tools to run on an engineer’s desktop computer.

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.

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.

Concerned With Poor IAQ?

A facility’s indoor air quality affects occupant health as well as energy efficiency. Take steps to mitigate negative impacts.

Reduce Energy Use, And Save Water

An emerging focus on the water energy nexus—the interplay of these resources in building systems—holds promise for conservation.

Derive Savings From Demand Control Ventilation

Among energy conservation measures, DCV provides significant energy reductions for the operation of HVAC systems.

Refrigerants With Low Global Warming Potential

Regulations and overall concern for the environment is driving research to identify effective refrigerant alternatives with low GWP.

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