HVAC Breaking News

July 9, 2010: ASHRAE Introduces iPhone App for Its Ventilation Standard

July 9, 2010
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

ATLANTA - The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has introduced a new iPhone application designed for calculating ventilation rates related to ASHRAE’s ventilation standard.

Developed for Apple’s iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, ASHRAE said the Standard 62.1 app allows for convenient calculations in the field, performing the outdoor air calculations found in the Ventilation Rate Procedure and the interactive 62MZCalc spreadsheets contained in the ASHRAE User’s Manual for Standard 62.1, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality.

“As a leader in the advancement of the latest HVACR technology, it’s only right that we utilize the latest smart phone technology,” said Jim Fields, volunteer head of ASHRAE’s publishing activities. “This new application ensures that engineers in the field have instant access to the most accurate information without having to return to their office to perform calculations.”

The ASHRAE 62.1 app can also be used to determine 62.1 compliance of simple ventilation systems (single zone, 100 percent outdoor-air and changeover-bypass VAV) as well as more complex ventilation systems (single-path, multiple zone recirculating) and can operate in both IP and metric units. Other benefits include the ability to store and access multiple projects within the app and also to e-mail inputs and results for use in a spreadsheet at a later time.

The ASHRAE 62.1 app can be purchased through Apple’s online iPhone App Store for $19.99. The app applies to the calculations and spreadsheet in the 2007 standard and User’s Manual. When the documents are updated to correspond with new editions of Standard 62.1, purchasers will receive a free upgrade.

This app was developed for ASHRAE by Carmel Software Corp., a firm specializing in the development of engineering and scientific mobile and tablet software applications.

Publication date: 07/05/2010

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

Mini Split Installation

Twin Cities contractor Aabott Ferraro helped retrofit an older St. Paul home.

Podcasts

NEWSMakers: Doug Dougherty

Doug Dougherty, president and CEO of the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) joins the program to discuss the latest happenings with GEO, including the drive to get included in state and federal definitions of renewable energy, plus the future of geothermal.  Posted on July 25.

More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 07-28-14 cover

2014 July 28

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

R-22 PHASEOUT POLL

Some in the industry are calling for the EPA to halt production of R-22 as of 2015. What do you think?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con