Pressurization Control in Large Commercial Buildings
- Benefits of SPF IN COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS. SHIDAKER, TRENT // Walls & Ceilings;Sep2014, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p22
The article discusses the benefits of spray polyurethane foam (SPF) for commercial building applications. Topics include types of building benefited from SPF, cost and energy savings with SPF and the reasons to use SPF by general contractors. It also mentions that the SPF used by builders and...
- Design and Analysis of an Integrated Heat and Energy Recovery Ventilation System with Economizer Control for Net-Zero Energy Solar Houses. Chen, Carl Yu; Mistry, Jiten; Fung, Alan S.; Leong, Wey H.; Jhingan, Sumeet // ASHRAE Transactions;2012, Vol. 118 Issue 2, p82
There is a requirement now within residential and commercial building sectors to be as energy efficient as possible. Government organizations are issuing more stringent energy efficiency regulations, including the mandatory energy efficiency requirements in the National Building Code of Canada...
- UVC lights the way to cleaner air, energy savings at FL office tower. // Engineered Systems;Nov2013, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p14
The article focuses on the ultraviolet-C (UVC) lamps that are added to the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) system upgrades that are used in BayView Corporate Tower, a 12-storey commercial building located in Port Lauderdale, Florida built in 1973. It states that the UVC...
- THE HIGH R ROOF. Blum, Jared // Architectural Roofing & Waterproofing;Oct2011, Vol. 3, p24
The article offers information with regards to the roofing and waterproofing industry in the U.S. It reveals that one of the effective and simplest approaches to meet a high degree of energy efficiency is by increasing the levels of insulation on the roof. For long-term energy savings, the...
- Energy and IAQ for the New Millennium: A Cautious Partnership. Burroughs, H.E. // Energy User News;Oct98, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p36
Focuses on the combination of indoor air quality (IAQ) and energy management to create buildings that will operate efficiently and healthfully into the millennium. How the energy crisis of the mid-1970s was identified by experts; Information on energy conservation in HVAC systems; Reason for...
- Study explores efficiency in commercial buildings. // New Hampshire Business Review;1/13/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p25
The article reports on a findings of a study conducted by New Buildings Institute, which summarizes the extent to which operations and occupant behavior impact a building's energy use compared to design characteristics, and provides perspectives on building energy performance.
- 20 by 20. // ASEE Prism;Sep2012, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p19
The article offers information on the Philadelphia Navy Yard, consisting of 120 firms such as Tasty baking Co., which is a test bed to reduce energy consumption of commercial buildings in the U.S. by 20% by 2020.
- Energy consumption rises, executives miss efficiency opportunities. // Quality;Feb99, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p14
Reports on the forecasted increase in demand for energy by the industrial sector in the United States. Consumption of energy and natural gas; Failure of executives to install energy-efficient equipment.
- UV-C Systems for Commercial HVAC. Fencl, Forrest // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;7/14/2014, Vol. 252 Issue 11, p15
The article discusses the application of Ultraviolet (UV)-C systems in installing heating and ventilation (HVAC) equipment within commercial buildings. It offers information on UV-C lamps that are reliable technology that keeps HVAC systems running at 'as-built' conditions. It outlines the...