If you work in the HVAC industry, you are concerned with the process of conditioning air and moving air from one area to another. It makes sense that you need to know how air flows in ducts and what factors affect the flow.
The act of melting snow is a fairly simple thing. Whether your heater of choice is hot water tubing or electrical elements, there are some basic details that are common to all successful snow melting systems.
Coppergate House is an apartment building, located in central New Jersey, where energy costs have nearly doubled over the last few years. American DG Energy has provided a cogeneration solution that is supplying an efficient source of heat, domestic hot water, and electricity.
With energy costs going through the roof, HVAC system designers and specifiers are taking a much harder look at the many choices available in ductwork. One question that is being asked more and more is whether to choose rectangular or spiral duct.
A technician often has to sketch or design ductwork and other parts of an HVAC system. This means working with lines, angles, and other shapes. This article shows you how to draw and work with these different figures.
Understanding guidelines for motor selection can help you make replacement decisions more quickly. When selecting a motor, the three primary factors to think about are performance, electrical, and mechanical considerations.
Cooling with ice thermal storage can be the most cost-effective, reliable system approach to cooling offices, schools, hospitals, malls, and other buildings. These systems are also environmentally friendly because they help lower energy consumption and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
It is important to verify correct control of an HVAC air system. A balanced supply and exhaust will help ensure proper ventilation by meeting minimum air exchange rates, removing airborne contaminants, and reducing operating costs.