Philadelphia’s 98,000-square-foot 2.0 University Place is proof that office buildings featuring high efficiency HVAC systems, superior indoor air quality (IAQ), and other sustainable features reap higher lease premiums, 100-percent occupancies, and ultimately attract real estate investment buyers.
Facility managers face critical decisions when replacing aging induction units
March 20, 2017
As old induction units inevitably decline in efficiency, facility owners and managers are faced with critical decisions: upgrade to more modern induction units or embark on extensive, costly renovation projects to overhaul entire HVAC systems.
Numerous types of radiant products were on display at the AHR Expo, including heating, cooling, and snow melt systems. And, exhibiting manufacturers were all focused on touting the energy efficiency, sustainability, and safety benefits of their products.
The revision will be published in the 2016 edition of the standard
January 18, 2016
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) praised ASHRAE’s approval of Addendum d to ASHRAE Standard 62.1, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, which states that systems including chilled beams are not required to use a filter.
Energy savings and enhanced thermal comfort for occupants will drive sales
June 29, 2015
The market will be driven by an increase in demand for energy saving in buildings and enhanced thermal comfort for occupants, in addition to the increasing benefits of chilled beam systems, such as low noise levels, floor-to-floor space savings, and good IAQ in various applications.
Commercial Offices Sector Is Largest Application and Is Expected to Continue to Grow at a Significant Rate
June 3, 2015
The global chilled beam system market, valued at $218.1 million in 2014, is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.14 percent between 2015 and 2020, reaching $406.8 million by 2020, according to a new market research report published by MarketsandMarkets.
Provides Authoritative Guide on Successfully Applying Active and Passive Beam Technology
February 13, 2015
ASHRAE and the Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Associations (REHVA) have published guidance on designing chilled beam systems. The Active and Passive Beam Application Design Guide is a collaboration developed to give system designers a current, authoritative guide.