Are you looking to expand your knowledge and/or sharpen your skills in a particular area of HVACR? Do you have certification requirements you need to meet? Here is a list of upcoming industry education and training events....More
The need for practical building-modeling applications along with the need to transform design from a sequential process to a collaborative one will be explored in a specialty conference organized by ASHRAE....More
How do you try to make sense of the changes in the market as IoT becomes ubiquitous? We have an event that can help, IoT Emerge, created by Penton’s IoT Institute. The event features a smart buildings and energy track....More
Concerned about underperformance, designers tend to compensate for uncertainties by adding capacity to fans. Oversizing fan systems creates problems that can increase costs and decrease reliability. This article explains how to evaluate fans and fan systems and their impact on operating costs....More
Citing an article in Crain's Chicago Business and a new report by the U.S. Green Building Council, Sustainability Dashboard Tools LLC reports more factories and industrial locations in the United States are going green and doing so at a "remarkable pace."...More
Companies with internal sustainability goals or renewable-energy targets looking to locate or expand operations would be wise to check out this gallery of states with the greatest potential to expand corporate access to advanced energy.
The Design-Build Institute of America and the Society for American Military Engineers recently released a report detailing things that work well, challenges, and proposed solutions in federal project delivery from the perspective of owners....More
Heating in cold climates has put industry professionals to the test. Many heating systems don’t perform as the temperature drops, causing end users to rely on auxiliary heat, and often on fossil fuels. Advanced heating technology was developed to address these very issues, and heat pumps can now offer impressive performance in even the coldest climates – with no need for auxiliary heat....More
A lot of leading building automations systems (BAS) are touted as being open. But what does that really mean? And does being open mean that building owners and operators are getting the most out of their BAS investments?
During this webinar, Johnson Controls BAS experts will examine the definition of openness and advise on what to look for from a BAS provider when secure interoperability and ease of integration is paramount. Because a unified intelligent infrastructure provides better interoperability so businesses run more efficiently....More