HVAC

ASHRAE, REHVA publish guide to chilled beam systems

Rendering: Schako Air Distribution, http://www.schako.de/

February 06, 2015 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The guide provides tools and advice for designing, commissioning, and operating chilled-beam syst...

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The Cool Brick is made of porous ceramic bricks set in mortar. Photo credit: The Emerging Objects Corporation. 

February 05, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Cool Brick is made of porous ceramic bricks set in mortar. The bricks absorb water, which cools t...

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AIA CES class: New trends in ceiling designs and materials
September 22, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

A broad array of new and improved ceiling products offers designers everything from superior acou...

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September 05, 2014

Made of corrosion-resistant stainless steel, the manifold is available in 1" and 1¼" sizes in 2 t...

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Rendering: RMF Engineering
August 14, 2014 | Seth Spangler, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP

There are many hurdles to overcome when completing a life cycle cost assessment. RMF Engineering’...

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Rendering: RMF Engineering
August 14, 2014 | Seth Spangler, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP

A life cycle cost analysis helps a school district decide which HVAC system to use in $198 millio...

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In May, Facebook broke ground on an expansion to its data center campus in Lule
August 04, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Less than a year after opening its ultra-green, hydropowered data center facility in Luleå, Swede...

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July 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor in...

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Ketchikan (Alaska) Federal Building. Photo: GSA
July 17, 2014 | U.S. General Service Administration

After operating the first biomass boiler in the Ketchikan, Alaska, Federal Building, the U.S. Gen...

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July 17, 2014 | ASHRAE

A memorandum of understanding creating the Indoor Environment Quality Global Alliance was signed...

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July 16, 2014 | ASHRAE

Indoor Air Quality Association will become part of the ASHRAE organization while maintaining its...

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All photos:  Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH
July 10, 2014 | CTBUH

BioSkin, a system of water-filled ceramic pipes that cools the exterior surface of buildings and...

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Set to open next month, the $75 million, 215,000-sf Kamloops Internet Data Centr
May 23, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Building Teams are employing a range of creative solutions—from evaporative cooling to novel hot/...

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Integrated Design Group incorporates computational fluid dynamic (CFD) simulatio
May 23, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Here’s where AEC firms and owners are getting the most bang for the buck when using BIM/VDC to co...

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December 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com. 

June 18, 2013 | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Researchers at the DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory conclude that significant energy s...

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April 01, 2013 | IDC Energy Insights

A survey of 291 building owners by IDC Energy Insights shows that 50% of owners use smart buildin...

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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
March 27, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...

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Workers at Southland Industries 80,000-sf prefabrication plant in Garden Grove,
February 04, 2013 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

A mechanical contractor combines an electronic surveying tool with a BIM model to make significan...

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Clever engineering helps create design excellence
February 04, 2013 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

A mechanical engineering team overcomes numerous hurdles to help make a new federal courthouse in...

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A new system helps Hudson Community Schools create a comfortable environment.
January 16, 2013

Improving a problematic temperature control system at Hudson High School paves the way for enhanc...

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June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The acquisition will expand SSOE’s Southeastern U.S. presence, broaden CRS’s reach to internation...

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400 Market Street Philadelphia window retrofit
December 21, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The 200,000 sf building was recently outfitted with a new HVAC system and a state-of-the-art wind...

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December 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Nominate a colleague, peer, or even yourself. ...

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October 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Available in North America for large scale piping applications including high-rise buildings, lar...

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March 17, 2011

Large resort hotels and hospitality properties throughout the Southwest have been working with lo...

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March 02, 2011

New Standard 189.1 from the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-conditioning Engi...

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