Articles by Joanna R. Turpin

High-Profile Standard Hums Along, Hits Snag

Sure, you may know about Standard 90.1 , “Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings,” but how much do you know about Standard 90.2,“Energy Efficient Design of New Low-Rise Residential Buildings?”
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What's New With Standard 62

Controversy and confusion surrounded Standard 62, which was renamed 62-1999 in June of 1999.
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Big Mix Group Finds Tech Shortage Challenging

The Big Mix is "in the mix" when it comes to finding qualified techs.
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Bas Interoperability Still an Issue

Business Automation Systems have made great strides, but still have a long way to go.
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Building Management and the Net Connection

Building Management motivated by faster technology for a more profable business.
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Device networking Helps Owners, Contractors

Device networking allows for more refined and immediate remote monitoring of a building, which should lead to more up time of building systems.
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Hybrid Systems Offer the Best of Both Worlds

Health complaints are few and far between with a hybrid system.
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Chilling Out With Hydronics

Cooling with hydronics doesn't have to be misunderstood if you learn the basics.
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A Pumping Primer

The pump has a substantial effect on system performance and if it's not working, nothing's going to happen.
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How to Become a Ddc Specialist

Some contractors are fearful of ddc systems, because they think they’re too complicated to service and install, but that's not really the case.
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