While many educational sessions were presented at the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration (AHR) Expo, perhaps the most popular was the course on global HVAC trends offered by the Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA).
Source: Now Trending: HVACR
This month’s Facility File will focus on the B2B January test for hotels, motels, and dormitories described in the 2015 ASHRAE Handbook — HVAC Applications.
Source: New Hotel Design-Bid-Build
At a 43-year-old school building in Winchester, Kentucky, a recent HVAC retrofit helped the school district save money and energy by reusing and upgrading its outdated piping system.
Source: Controllable chilled beam pump modules save district over $100,000
A system with a restricted metering device will display the same symptoms as a system with a liquid-line restriction. This is because the TXV is actually part of the liquid line.
Source: The Symptoms of a Restricted TXV
R-32 is an HFC refrigerant that has a GWP of 675 over the 100-year duration period by which refrigerants are rated.
Source: Why R-32 May Be the Refrigerant of the Future
Ten years ago in this very publication, I did something I never do. I went out on a limb and made a prediction.
Source: Fluid Cooling In Data Centers — If Not Now, When?
When it comes to data, it’s important to understand the type and amount of data that can be gathered by building management software.
Source: Safely and Securely Putting Big Data to Use