Now Trending: HVACR

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).

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New Hotel Design-Bid-Build

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.

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Controllable chilled beam pump modules save district over $100,000

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Kentucky, a recent HVAC retrofit helped the school district save money and energy by reusing and upgrading its outdated piping system.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

The Symptoms of a Restricted TXV

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.

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Why R-32 May Be the Refrigerant of the Future

R-32 is an HFC refrigerant that has a GWP of 675 over the 100-year duration period by which refrigerants are rated.

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Fluid Cooling In Data Centers — If Not Now, When?

Ten years ago in this very publication, I did something I never do. I went out on a limb and made a prediction.

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Safely and Securely Putting Big Data to Use

When it comes to data, it’s important to understand the type and amount of data that can be gathered by building management software.

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