- hospitals & HVAC. Nichols, Laurier // Canadian Consulting Engineer;Dec2007, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p22
The article focuses on different approaches to heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems of today's hospital buildings. One approach is to limit the use of steam distribution in the design of hospitals. It notes that humidification needs can be served by decentralized vaporizers....
- letters to the editor. Lindgren, Ross; Mauro, Frank A.; McClure, Bill // Engineered Systems;Feb2007, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p10
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Breaking Tradition," by Roger Howard in the November 2006 issue, "Rewards Revisited," by Rebecca Ellis in the November 2006 issue, and "Southern Comfort-Part I," by Kevin Dickens in the December...
- Back to Basics. Ellis, Rebecca; McKew, Howard // Engineered Systems;Apr2002, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p14
Presents a schematic diagram on rare book rooms with heating and ventilation unit using DX cooling, hot water reheat and steam humidification basic system.
- HUMIDIFICATION SIDE BY SIDE. Kjelgaard, Michael // Engineered Systems;Apr2002, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p50
Focuses on the use of humidification systems in the heating and ventilation industry in the U.S. Types of humidification processes; Distinction between isothermal and adiabatic humidifiers; Impact of local climate on humidifiers; Utilization of heat energy in isothermal systems.
- Are your customers comfortable? Issues in dealing with humidity control. Garst, Mike // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;01/26/98, Vol. 203 Issue 4, p5
Discusses practices to consider when dealing with airconditioning humidity control. Myths surrounding the installation of a heating, ventilating and airconditioning system; Furnaces in air conditioning application; Function called latent capacity; Importance of system sizing.
- Wireless Pneumatic Thermostats Deliver Smoother Upgrade. WILKINSON, RON // Engineered Systems;Nov2012, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p44
The article discusses the use of wireless pneumatic thermostats (WTPs) to boost building automation system (BAS) performance and budget wellness at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. The upgrade of WTPs was facilitated by Walt Dubois, principal engineer (PE) and...
- Psst! Smaller applications benefit from sensors. Turpin, Joanna R. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;02/21/2000, Vol. 209 Issue 8, p14
Focuses on the benefits of sensor technology to building occupants in the United States. Significance of sensors in smaller applications; Uses of carbon dioxide and humidity sensors; Effects of humid air increase in buildings; Comparison between relative and absolute humidity sensors;...
- Humidification in the Desert Southwest. Turpin, Joanna R. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;04/16/2001, Vol. 212 Issue 16, p16
Reports on the low demand for humidification equipment in Phoenix, Arizona. Practice of the residents to open their windows to let in outside air in the house; Lack of space for the dehumidifier.
- Retrofit fixes supermarket's humidity problem. // Engineered Systems;Sep2000, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p24
Describes how heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) contractor Rosetown Central Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Ltd. was able to solve the humidity problem at the Longo's supermarket in Toronto, Ontario, by retrofitting the store's HVACR system. Cost of the store...