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    Refrigerant Additives Revisited

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  • Feb 24, 2015

    Update on Refrigerants 1

    In January 2014, I (semi) humorously posted about the similarities between college football and the HVAC industry. Much of my post addressed the phaseout of hydrochlorofluorocarbon refrigerants. During a recent program of our local ASHRAE chapter, I was reminded just how complex of an issue this is....More
  • Feb 10, 2015

    Gender and Thermal Comfort 4

    Most of the women I know—my wife included—generally are more likely than men to report feeling cold in an air-conditioned space. Well, it turns out they have science on their side....More
  • Jan 27, 2015

    Passive Cooling 5

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