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When planning an HVAC upgrade, here are three control strategies to help ensure the new equipment runs as efficiently as possible.


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When planning an HVAC upgrade, here are three control strategies to help ensure the new equipment runs as efficiently as possible.

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The Role Of HVAC Controls

When planning an HVAC upgrade, here are three control strategies to help ensure the new equipment runs as efficiently as possible.

Facility Executive | August 2019 Issue

The August 2019 issue looks at workplace violence, security trends, and fire safety.Plus HVAC controls, roofing maintenance, energy storage, and more.

St. Louis Seismic Renovation Completed With Occupants In Place

McCarthy Building Companies employed alternative methods to improve the seismic performance of the Robert A. Young Federal Building in St. Louis, MO.

TripleGuard Wins Product Design Award

TripleGuard™, a smart water leak monitoring, detection and prevention system from RectorSeal®, has won a Dealer Design Award sponsored by the HVAC/R industry magazine The News.

Hot Rooms, Hot Buyers

Can the temperature of a room affect a buyer’s eagerness to buy an item—or haggle for a good deal?

New A3 Refrigerant R290 Testing Results

AHRTI, the research arm of the AHRI, released the results of a benchmarking study on A3 refrigerant R290, which evaluated the potential risks of R290 leaks and ignitions in a whole room scale setting.

ABM’s Energy Performance Program Projected to Save Over $2.6 Million

ABM has created an Energy Performance Contracting program for Saint Joseph County, Michigan that is projected to save more than $2.6 million.

Sensaphone Remote Monitoring

LTE Cellular Modem with Battery Backup ensures continuous monitoring of critical equipment and environmental conditions where an Ethernet connection is inaccessible.

Fujitsu Expands Unitary Ducted Equipment Offering

Fujitsu General America has expanded its line of unitary ducted products.  They now offer a broader selection of residential air conditioners, heat pumps, and gas furnaces as well as a new line of light commercial equipment.

SPD2 Surge Protection Devices

The SPD2 series of Type 2 surge protection devices safeguards components from surges by limiting the fault current to a load or the unit being protected.

Armstrong Detects Pump Cavitation

A new capability on Pump Manager, an Active Performance Management Service, can detect and alert building managers about impending pump cavitation.

Question Of The Week: Are These Five HVACR Trends Impacting Your Facilities?

AHR Expo Expert Council convened to discuss and develop consensus views on five HVACR trends poised to be hot topics for the industry.

Updated Legionella Guidance On The Way

A supplement to ASHRAE Standard 188, the revised Guideline 12-2000R is expected to be published later this year.

ASHRAE Shares New Details For Headquarters Project

Key project goals for the renovation include to showcase an affordable, net-zero energy strategy, and to transform an existing building to a high-performance workplace.

Facility Executive | June 2019 Issue

The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.

Data Center Survey Reveals Management Complexities

The Uptime Institute 9th Annual Global Survey found enterprise data centers run majority of all IT workloads, with the need for resilience across hybrid infrastructure seen as a major focus.

Remote Monitoring for Hot Water Systems

The iCOMM Connectivity Platform provides remote monitoring for commercial hot water systems.

MSA Refrigerant Leak Monitor

The Chillgard 5000 Refrigerant Leak Monitor is designed to meet safety, environmental, and building code requirements for mechanical rooms.

In Pittsburgh, Phipps Conservatory And Botanical Gardens Hosts “Big Green Block Party”

The adaptive reuse of an on-site public works garage facility at Phipps is aimed at achieving three rigorous green building standard certifications.

BrainBox AI Launches First AI Technology For Autonomous Buildings

BrainBox AI has unveiled its patent-pending technology enabling buildings to reduce energy costs by 25-35% and their carbon footprint by 20-40%.

DOE Recognizes Companies, Programs For Rooftop Unit Efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy awarded eight organizations for leadership in the Better Buildings Initiative’s Advanced Rooftop Unit (RTU) Campaign.

Goodway Technologies Partners With Multistack

A Goodway cleaning solution has been found to be beneficial for cleaning Multistack modular chillers.

Variable Refrigerant Flow Technology For Commercial Facilities

Whether for a retrofit or new construction, VRF technology permits the installation of a single HVAC system for both heating and cooling in facilities — saving money on equipment and controls.

Stop Refrigerant Leaks Before They Start

Rising costs and new environmental regulations call for facilities to enact proactive refrigerant management programs.

ASHRAE, IIR Release New Definitions For Five Refrigeration Terms

The aim of this joint effort was to clarify for the industry the meaning of five common and important refrigeration keywords.

Facility Executive | April 2019 Issue

The April 2019 issue features an in-depth look at intelligent lighting's impact on your facility, plus HVAC, flexible furniture, pest control, safer schools, and more.

Victaulic Celebrates 100 Years

In 1919, this provider of pipe joining and flow control solutions was granted its first patent for mechanical pipe joining, The Victory Joint.

Collaboration Provides Cloud-Based Advanced Energy Management Capabilities

Carrier Connect Wi-Fi thermostats can now interface with Encycle’s cloud-based Swarm Logic energy savings technology, improving HVAC system efficiency using IoT-enabled services.

Shannon Enterprises Installs Reusable Insulation For Energy Savings

The company installed its custom-engineered thermal blanket insulation throughout the mechanical rooms and steam distribution system at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, MA.

Patterson Introduces Updated High-5 HVLS Ceiling Fan

A new design for 2019 makes the High-5 HVLS ceiling fan more compact, but still as solid as ever.

Big Ass Fans Brings Back The Pivot

Bring comfort to hard-to-reach work areas with the Big Ass Fans® Pivot 2.0.

Improving Long-Term HVAC Performance

Cumulative impact of three operational strategies helped a multi-tenant office building recertify LEED and boost its ENERGY STAR score.

Propane Power For Energy Efficient Buildings

HVAC, clothes dryers, and vehicle fleets are among the facility equipment that can be powered by propane, an alternative to other energy sources.

2019 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2018.

CR Pump Delivers Industrial Solution

Grundfos CR vertical, multistage, centrifugal in-line pumps work for industrial solutions, including for high-pressure, hot, flammable, and aggressive liquids.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2019

Richie Stever, director of operations and maintenance, University of Maryland Medical Center, aims high and delivers results.

Practicing Sound Design For Student Housing

Understanding sound isolation, mechanical noise and vibration control, and room acoustics is essential, and KWK Architects of St. Louis, MO provides insight on designing facilities that deliver.

LG Air Conditioning Technologies Begins 2019 NASCAR Sponsorship

The HVAC company joins Baker Distributing Company to support champion driver Gus Dean and Young’s Motorsports.

Facility Executive | February 2019 Issue

The February 2019 issue features this year's Facility Executive of the Year. Plus, a look drones and FM, building envelope and energy, and our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

New Aqua Pro Indirect-Fired Water Heaters From Weil-McLain

The advanced line of water heaters feature composite construction tanks built to handle even the harshest water conditions.

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