Even among professionals, there is not a clear understanding about cost and impact of IAQ
December 28, 2015
There is quite a bit of confusion about the costs and benefits of IAQ improvement — even among building designers, engineers, managers, owners, and tenants — according to a survey by Drexel University researchers.
Guesswork often leads to customer complaints, poor system performance, and frustrating callbacks that can be avoided with a little bit of upfront planning, preparation, and testing. Let’s look at how to set fan airflow based on the needs of the equipment in both cooling and heating mode.
Start testing the right way and make sure you have a complete list of possibilities. Otherwise, you’re guessing at the solution and possibly creating more problems. Remember: if you don’t measure, you’re guessing.
The SelectCycler System— a cost-effective, whole-house mechanical ventilation solution that complies with ASHRAE 62.2 — combines parts of central fan integrated and exhaust fan ventilation to provide an energy-efficient solution for supply or balanced ventilation.
Smartcool Systems Inc. announced that the company has delivered its first wireless demand control ventilation (DCV) system. The installation was a three-way collaboration between Smartcool Systems, Airtest Technologies Inc., and Total Energy Concepts Inc.
A building designed to preserve even the toughest Western actor’s memorabilia
November 16, 2015
The John Wayne Birthplace is the only museum dedicated to John Wayne and contains more than $2 million worth of artifacts. So far, the HVAC design has proven more than capable in terms of occupant comfort, sustainable operation, and protection of artifacts.
Company expands senior management team to strengthen customer focus
November 11, 2015
MacroAir, manufacturer of high volume, low speed (HVLS) fans, has named Barry Warner as its new president. The company said Warner will provide strategic leadership, enhance operations management, and further support MacroAir’s growing distributor network.
Partnership strengthens access to best practices for HVAC and home performance contractors
October 27, 2015
The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) and Aeroseal LLC have announced a strategic partnership to offer BPI GoldStar Contractor program participation to Aeroseal dealers, and to provide Aeroseal’s Comfort Institute home performance training to BPI GoldStar Contractors.