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To satisfy energy efficiency and occupant demands, variable refrigerant flow systems may deliver on facility management needs.


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To satisfy energy efficiency and occupant demands, variable refrigerant flow systems may deliver on facility management needs.

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Latest: Looking For HVAC Zone Control? - To satisfy energy efficiency and occupant demands, variable refrigerant flow systems may deliver on facility management needs.

Looking For HVAC Zone Control?

To satisfy energy efficiency and occupant demands, variable refrigerant flow systems may deliver on facility management needs.

Hospitality Case Study: Hospitality, California Style

In the heart of the UCLA campus, a LEED Platinum conference center inspires collaboration and innovation.

U of AR Installs UV Technology In HVAC Equipment

Since 2008, the university's facilities department has pursued improved IAQ (and energy savings) by retrofitting campus AHUs with ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI).

IDEC PLCs Now Offer BACnet/IP Support

IDEC Corporation announced built-in support for the BACnet/IP building automation protocol by its family of MicroSmart FC6A Plus PLCs.

Uptime Institute Surveys Data Centers Around The Globe

The results of this 8th annual survey examines how operators are handling challenges, including the business case and cost of hybrid IT approaches.

Facility Executive | August 2018 Issue

The August 2018 issue features facility security, including biometrics, school security, and stopping hackers. Plus, HVAC, roofing, restroom maintenance, lighting, and more.

FLIR DM285 Digital Multimeter

The FLIR DM285 is an industrial inspection, troubleshooting, and diagnostic tool suitable for a variety of electrical and electromechanical applications, as well as for HVAC/R inspection.

Cool Air Products Announces Line of Purifying ‘Tabs’

Tabs were created to clean and purify AC evaporator and condenser coils and are available in three distinct types.

Sustainability At Broward College: A Project Perspective

Located in South Florida, this multi-site campus is maintained through a holistic program overseen by its District Facilities division.

Lochinvar Boosts CREST Condensing Boiler Efficiency

An upgraded combustion system and new 316L stainless steel heat exchanger provides up to 96% thermal efficiency in six models.

3D Scans For Mechanical Room Renovations

This buildings technology has changed the way MEP renovations can be designed, phased, and budgeted, especially where mechanical systems are mission-critical to facility operations.

Honeywell Introduces Low GWP Refrigerant, Solstice N41

This nonflammable, R-410A replacement refrigerant has received a provisional number and a preliminary A1 designation from ASHRAE, one stipulation needed to bring the product to market.

Better Ventilation Pays Off In Productivity, Health

Fresh air is healthier than stale or polluted air, and while increasing ventilation may increase energy use, research shows the benefits of doing so outweigh costs. 

Eight Lessons On Legionella Prevention Policy

Why state officials hold the keys to preventing Legionnaires’ Disease and ASHRAE Standard 188 is their best option for the next five years.

Goodway’s Cooling Tower Cleaning Solution

BioSpray Tower kills 99.9% of Legionella pneumophila when properly applied to hard non-porous surfaces like cooling towers, evaporative condensers, or fluid coolers.

Healthcare Case Study: Preserving The Past, Caring For The Future

At Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation’s first, facility upgrades help to steer 21st century operations.

The Comfort Test By Abundant Power Group

Based on data from the facility, this test provides a report on the comfort performance of a buildings’ mechanical systems, on a zone by zone level.

Facility Executive | June 2018 Issue

The June 2018 issue features a look at workplace design, including productivity, breakrooms, furniture, and natural light. Plus, green cleaning, energy efficiency, healthcare facilities, and more.

Is There A Battle Over Temperature Raging In Your Office?

Fifteen percent of workers have argued with a coworker about office temperature, and 19 percent have secretly changed the temperature during the summer, according to a new CareerBuilder survey.

Fujitsu Launches Infinite Comfort Pro App

The new Infinite Comfort Pro app helps HVAC professionals find information about Fujitsu General Halcyon mini-split and Airstage J-Series systems.

Lochinvar CREST Outdoor Boiler

The CREST Condensing Boiler line now includes models tested in the elements for outdoor use.

Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC Formed, Providing Ductless And VRF

The joint venture of Ingersoll Rand and Mitsubishi Electric now provides ductless and VRF systems in the U.S. and select countries in Latin America.

ASHRAE Awards 2018 Undergraduate Program Equipment Grants

This ASHRAE program has bestowed more than $110,000 this year to fund 25 HVAC&R student-led projects at higher education institutions around the globe.

Anti-Microbial Resin Design From Delta Cooling Towers

The company's Anti-Microbial Cooling Tower option reduces risk of Legionnaires’ Disease in chiller/cooling tower applications.

Tjernlund Upgrades Automatic Modulating Fan Controllers

MPC Series automatic pressure-based fan controllers offer an improved way to automatically control fan speed to conserve energy.

Johnson Controls Opens New Testing Facility Complex

Located in York County, PA, the complex includes a 258,900 square foot HVACR testing lab and support facility, and consolidates testing facilities from a nearby campus.

Fan Coil Replacement: 3 Keys To Consider

In deciding whether to repair, refurbish, or replace fan coil units in the HVAC system, here are factors to evaluate.

Five Tips For A Greener Campus

This Earth Day, consider how your facilities team can help guide your school's journey to reducing the campus carbon footprint.

Optimizing HVAC Systems

Gaining holistic knowledge of how the equipment is operating is significant to improving HVAC efficiency.

Campus Recycles Wastewater

Water conservation at the Emory University campus in Atlanta, GA has been significantly bolstered with a WaterHub system.

ASHRAE Intros “As Designed” Rating For Its Building EQ Portal

This new capability provides a quick energy analysis of a building's energy performance, helping to identify whether that building is achieving its design potential.

Facility Executive | April 2018 Issue

The April 2018 issue features a look at lighting systems, wastewater recycling, restroom maintenance, and data center trends. Plus, how one school is building tornado-safe rooms.

Trane New, Connected IntelliPak System

This next generation rooftop HVAC system connects with Trane's Symbio 800 for improved control throughout the unit's life cycle.

Fujitsu’s New Hi-Rise 360 Kit For V-II Series VRF Systems

Fujitsu General America has introduced its new High-rise 360 kit that now adds 196 (vertical) feet to the distance between roof-mounted VRF condensing units, and indoor units connected below them.

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