HVAC

| 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Reliance on outdated standards at odds with sustainability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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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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