HVAC Factor Articles
Every other issue, industry experts write about timely topics regarding maintenance/operations strategies; equipment and service trends; and overall concerns related to HVAC and facility management.
The HVAC Factor: Double DutyJuly 2nd, 2014
HVAC systems may be the key to providing occupants with mobile connectivity in a
The HVAC Factor: Keeping Cool, SafelyMay 8th, 2014
For facilities that handle hazardous items, indoor air quality and comfort are
The HVAC Factor: Standard MaintenanceFebruary 27th, 2014
The recently updated ACR standard from NADCA advises facility managers, and their contractors, on best
The HVAC Factor: Keeping Steady With GeothermalNovember 7th, 2013
Temperature control was crucial for a research facility in North Carolina. From the October 2013 issue.
The HVAC Factor: Spiral Round DuctworkSeptember 17th, 2013
As an alternative to rectangular ducting, this approach is a more efficient delivery system when conditions are suitable. From the August 2013 issue.
The HVAC Factor: Wireless Thermostat ConversionJune 21st, 2013
In Oakland, CA, an office building reduced energy use (and occupant complaints) with a retrofit to its pneumatic equipment. From the June 2013 issue.
The HVAC Factor: Boiler MaintenanceMay 7th, 2013
Proper temperature and debris buildup are two areas to focus on for plant efficiency. From the April 2013
The HVAC Factor: Thinking “Inside The Box”February 12th, 2013
Even when HVAC/R systems are operated efficiently, there is always room for improvement. The following 10 suggestions may
The HVAC Factor: Variable Refrigerant FlowNovember 7th, 2012
This heating and cooling strategy enables facility managers to implement tighter control on energy use and occupant