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Heating a Hangar: A Parametric Analysis of Simulated Heating Systems

The economic implications of heating a typical hangar have significant impact on life-cycle costs. Specifying the appropriate system can make a tremendous difference.

By |July 27th, 2016|Categories: Mechanical & Plumbing|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Heating a Hangar: A Parametric Analysis of Simulated Heating Systems

Drive Your Boiler Like Your Car

State-of-the-art heating equipment should be driven by an equally good controls system; one that will look at the boiler equipment equivalents of the traffic ahead of you.

By |July 11th, 2016|Categories: Mechanical & Plumbing|Tags: , |Comments Off on Drive Your Boiler Like Your Car

Snow and Ice Melting Systems: Estimating Operating Costs (Part IV)

Examples of how to calculate the operating costs of a hydronic snow and ice melting system.

By |July 9th, 2015|Categories: Mechanical & Plumbing|Tags: , |Comments Off on Snow and Ice Melting Systems: Estimating Operating Costs (Part IV)
  • Outdoor moisture sensor within a ramp for a hotel parking garage.

Snow and Ice Melting Systems: Control Strategies (Part III)

The right control strategy is the key to success with a snow and ice melting system. Otherwise, you could be wasting a lot of energy.

By |July 9th, 2015|Categories: Mechanical & Plumbing|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Snow and Ice Melting Systems: Control Strategies (Part III)

Snow and Ice Melting Systems: Factors Influencing Design (Part II)

SIM output loads (i.e., the amount of heat required to operate the system) are based on several factors, not just the outdoor design temperature.

By |July 8th, 2015|Categories: Mechanical & Plumbing|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Snow and Ice Melting Systems: Factors Influencing Design (Part II)
  • Outdoor steps are safer in winter at this hotel/casino.

Snow and Ice Melting Systems: Needed Now More Than Ever (Part I)

Three of the four snowiest winters on record have been since 2002. During the winter of 2013 / 2014 many areas of North America got more than double the normal average snow fall.

By |July 8th, 2015|Categories: Mechanical & Plumbing|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Snow and Ice Melting Systems: Needed Now More Than Ever (Part I)
  • It's Under Your Feet

The Path to Net-Zero: It’s Under Your Feet

A recent study by the New Buildings Institute found that about 30 percent of near net-zero buildings in the United States use radiant heating and cooling systems.

By |July 8th, 2015|Categories: Mechanical & Plumbing|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Path to Net-Zero: It’s Under Your Feet
  • Radiant cooling

Radiant Cooling: The Condensation Misconception

There's a frustrating misconception out there that radiant cooling in commercial buildings leads to condensation problems.

By |July 8th, 2015|Categories: Mechanical & Plumbing|Tags: , |Comments Off on Radiant Cooling: The Condensation Misconception
  • REHAUĀ® MONTANA ecosmart house

Energy 1 Talks About Ecosmart House

We're learning new things all the time about how various green building and renewable energy technologies can work together to make a structure more operationally proficient.

By |July 8th, 2015|Categories: Mechanical & Plumbing|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Energy 1 Talks About Ecosmart House
  • Radiant heating installation

Growth in Radiant Puts Training at the Forefront

Current market trends are contributing to a rising demand for radiant heating systems and the contractors capable of installing them.

By |July 8th, 2015|Categories: Mechanical & Plumbing|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Growth in Radiant Puts Training at the Forefront