HVAC

The team’s award-winning tiny house entry.

| November 10, 2017 | Viega

Tiny house with Viega products finished second in a tiny house competition in California.

Upson Hall, a 1950s-era engineering building on the campus of Cornell University, was completely made over to bring the building up to the school's current pedagogical needs. The remake included “strategic” replacement of the building's facade, which is cantilevered at the corner. Image: Michael Moran Photography

November 06, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Early AE collaboration played a major role in moving this project forward efficiently. 

A commercial air conditioning unit
September 28, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

IAPMO and Hydronics Industry Alliance unveil BEST to evaluate systems in early design phase.

September 07, 2017 |

Showcase features hundreds of products and technologies for contractors, engineers, facility mana...

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| May 15, 2017 | Uponor

The Bricker Residence required a retrofit that was designed to have fan coil units located in eac...

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SolarCity manufacturing plant at RiverBend in South Buffalo

| April 06, 2017 | Viega

Buffalo will be the first city to produce the first-ever true solar roof – a roofing product with...

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March 09, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The plant is the first in a series of upgrades planned for 2017 to adapt one of New York’s earlie...

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| October 31, 2016 | LG

It was imperative that the renovated building maintain its original appearance as a tribute to ca...

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ASHRAE funds efficiency projects including aerial vehicle for energy audits

Photo: P199/Wikimedia Commons.

March 18, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Undergraduates at 24 universities awarded grants.

 

The corporate headquarters of Johnson Controls in Glendale, Wis. Photo: Johnson Controls

January 25, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The $20 billion deal is the latest corporate inversion maneuver.

Energy Dept. announces historic new commercial air conditioner and furnace standards

Photo: heather_mcnabb/Creative Commons.

December 29, 2015 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Businesses will save $167 billion over life of products.

 

A century-old furniture factory gets a living wall biofilter for better air
| November 20, 2015 | Nedlaw

During renovations, the team integrated the biofilter into the new HVAC system to provide clean a...

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November 12, 2015 | LG Electronics USA Air Conditioning

Cutting-edge facility aims to connect and educate contractors, engineers and industry leaders, bo...

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Rooftop HVAC unit

September 25, 2015 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Reliance on outdated standards at odds with sustainability

A modern approach to continuous insulation

Icynene spray foam medium density spray foam insulation was used in a continuous insulation application.

| June 18, 2015 | Icynene

The poject included replacing the original residence halls built in the 1970s

Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center

Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center

| June 15, 2015 | Viega

The Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) is the Grand Central Station of the...

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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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