HVAC

AIA CES class: New trends in ceiling designs and materials

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

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

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

In May, Facebook broke ground on an expansion to its data center campus in Lule, Sweden. Using a new prefab construction proces

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

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

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

Set to open next month, the $75 million, 215,000-sf Kamloops Internet Data Centre in Kamloops, B.C., is projected to set records

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

Integrated Design Group incorporates computational fluid dynamic (CFD) simulations into its BIM data center models to help evaluate and fine tune server layouts based on the air flow and temperatures in the space.

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

Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replaces a branch library building formerly located on the site. Its net-zero energy and carbon-neutral design scheme was crucial to getting the $5.5 million, 9,500-sf replacement project approved by the city board.

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,

Workers at Southland Industries 80,000-sf prefabrication plant in Garden Grove, Calif., put the finishing touches on a plumbing

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

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.

A new system helps Hudson Community Schools create a more comfortable learning 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

400 Market Street, an 11-story Philadelphia office tower built in 1972, is already serving as a model for how owners of hundreds

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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Available in North America for large scale piping applications including high-rise buildings, large chilled water systems, distr

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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February 23, 2011

Recent testing, which is being funded by the...

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October 12, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

27th Annual Reconstruction Awards—Special Recognition. The relocation and consolidation of hundre...

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