Dec. 31, 2010: SMACNA's New HVAC Systems-Applications Manual Covers Efficiency, Green Building

December 31, 2010

CHANTILLY, Va. - The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) has announced the release of HVAC Systems–Applications, 2nd edition. The publication focuses primarily on the advancement of HVAC systems technology, with special emphasis on energy efficiency and the emergence of green and sustainable building.

According to SMACNA, the 442-page publication provides guidance for HVAC system selection, operation, and design. It also covers the fundamentals of space condition requirements and explains how the various types of air, hydronic and refrigeration HVAC system designs can be applied to buildings. Individual chapters detail system information for controls, multi-zone, dual duct, terminal reheat, variable air volume, induction and special applications such as dedicated outside air and thermal energy storage.

SMACNA members will receive a free copy. Members also may purchase additional copies of HVAC Systems–Applications for $30 for hard copy, $35 for CD-ROM, $42 for CD-ROM/Hard Copy Combo, and $30 for PDF download.

Architects and engineers may purchase the new publication at the discounted price of $110 for the hard copy, $133 for the CD-ROM, $177 for the CD-ROM/Hard Copy Combo, and $110 for the PDF download. The list price for the hard copy is $160, $189 for the CD-ROM, $254 for the CD-ROM/Hard Copy Combo, and $160 for the PDF download.

To order, visit or call 703-803-2989.

Publication date: 12/27/2010