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BAS for Energy/Operational Efficiency
A look at overall building automation solutions,
focusing on aspects of the building control system.
Geothermal Fabric Duct Design = Model HVAC Retrofit
Engineer’s design records 40%
annual utility bill savings versus
conventional system it replaced.
Technical Retro-Commissioning (RCx) prescribes a structured path to find
root causes and the most appropriate solutions for existing buildings.
MSAC Hotline: Mini-Split Sizing
I am putting a ductless mini-split in a server room.
The server room has a 10 in. supply, which would
be more than enough for the room if it didn’t have
equipment in it. Servers take up most of one wall
and are 8 ft. wide and 6 ft. tall. Any advice on sizing
Troubleshooting: A Gas Furnace That's Sitting Dead
This month’s troubleshooting problem centers around
an eight-year-old gas furnace that, according to the
customer’s complaint, simply “won’t run.”
HVACR Insights: PERMIT: Six Resources to Safely Complete Any Task
I have been employed in the trades my entire career. I am a
New York City licensed master rigger (183), a licensed crane
operator with all National Commission for the Certification of
Crane Operators (NCCCO) crane categories and an OSHA
authorized construction trainer. Early in my 45-year career,
I noticed that just about all accidents happened for very
Heating Up: RSES Journal Committed to the Success of HVACR Professionals
Greetings RSES Nation! Regular readers of this column
will likely have noticed a different photo at the upper
right. There’s a different name and title, as well.
Leading Off: Mother Nature and the SWRA Conference
Well, it’s almost spring (six days away as I write this)
but Mother Nature has other plans. She just hit the
Northeast with a late winter storm that looked like
it was going to be the storm of the decade.
Home Performance Coalition Opposes Trump Budget Proposal
The Home Performance Coalition has expressed disappointment at President Trump’s “skinny” budget which would phase out the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) and the State Energy Program (SEP), as well as threatening the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Comparing Combustion Analyzing Sensors
Two technicians in HVAC labs put several types of combustion
sensors through tests to see how they stack up again each other.
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