HVAC Systems

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30% Advanced Energy Design Guide for K-12 School Buildings. Assists design teams in constructing energy-smart schools using off-the-shelf technology that can cut energy use 30 percent or more annually. It provides recommendations for various climate zones and... 12/31/2007
A Blueprint for IAQ. Presents practical solutions to school indoor air quality problems. Areas where school administrators should set IAQ goals and provide resources are listed, and tips for HVAC maintenance and cleaning... 08/31/1999
A Cool New Star in Texas Chiller replacements at the University of Texas El Paso help meet the demands of expanding campus facilities and research programs. 06/30/2012
A Sustainable Approach. Describes elements of sustainable school design in the areas of HVAC efficiency, windows, insulation, roofing, landscaping, and recycling. 06/30/2006
A Wrench in the Works Discusses mechanical system maintenance, including conducting assessments that identify various maintenance needs such as recommissioning, carrying out inspections as well as preventive and... 02/29/2012
Absence Of Classroom Ventilation At A Large Pre-k To 12 School District: Classroom Measurements, Equipment Configuration, Technical Challenges. Classroom ventilation is recognized as a fundamental environmental component associated with the education process and academic performance. This presentation discusses classroom ventilation... 06/07/2011
Achieving Acoustical Standards in the Classroom. Study of HVAC Systems and Classroom Acoustics. In recent testing, Trane has been able to prove that the ANSI/ASA S12.60 recommended sound levels can be met in new and existing schools buildings with minimal or no added cost using off-the-shelf... 12/31/2010
Acoustical Case Studies of HVAC Systems in Schools. Describes five sources of HVAC noise and presents eight case studies describing specific school HVAC systems along with their noise abatement features. 04/30/2004
Acoustics, Daylighting and IAQ. Advises on insulating school buildings against intrusive external and internal noise, daylighting, and HVAC system selection for maximum indoor air quality. A new Teaneck, New Jersey, school is... 01/31/2010
Active Humidity Control and Continuous Ventilation for Improved Air Quality in Schools. A research project was undertaken, investigating the impact on school indoor air quality of active humidity control and continuous ventilation, with the objectives of (1) measuring the importance of... 12/31/2000
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance of California K-12 Schools, Displacement Ventilation Design Guide: K-12 Schools. Provides guidance concerning the use and implementation of displacement ventilation (DV) for K-12 schools. It serves architects, engineers, and educators seeking to understand why DV is beneficial,... 05/31/2006
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance Of California K-12 Schools, Project 2 Final Report: Thermal Displacement Ventilation. Serves as the final project report for Project 2, Thermal Displacement Ventilation (DV) in Schools, under California's PIER IEQ-K12 Program. Key outcomes included the following: 1)Two... 05/31/2006
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance of California K-12 Schools, Technology Transfer Plan (Revised). This technology transfer plan provides a time-phased tabulation and description of documents to be published and distributed to disseminate the results and to increase the market penetration of the... 01/31/2004
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance of California K-12 Schools: Applications Guide for Off-the-Shelf Equipment for Displacement Ventilation Use. Provides background information on the potential energy use, indoor air quality and acoustic benefits of displaced ventilation as well as field experience with DV in schools and commercial buildings... 04/30/2006
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance Of California K-12 Schools: Draft / Final Research Report. Covers HVAC design considerations for displacement ventilation systems, drawn from completed research of the project, a computational flow dynamics analysis, and the results of the first... 05/31/2006
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance Of California K-12 Schools: Final Classroom Documentation Report. Documents the performance monitoring results of a displacement ventilation demonstration project at Kinoshita Elementary in San Juan Capistrano, California. The report also documents the processes of... 05/31/2006
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance Of California K-12 Schools: Final Memo on the Alternative Technology and Literature Review. Presents the research plan to quantify the impact of UVC Light on coil disinfection and indoor air quality of California K-12 Schools, including a technology assessment, literature review, and study... 12/31/2004
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance Of California K-12 Schools:Combined Document for Product Engineering Efforts Report, Research Summary Report, and Production Readiness Plan. Documents the development of a unit that can tightly control supply air temperature in a classroom thermal displacement ventilation (TDV) cooling system, in response to varying load and outdoor... 05/31/2006
Advanced HVAC Systems for Improving Indoor Environmental Quality and Energy Performance Of California K-12 Schools:Project 3 Final Report: UVC Technology. Summarizes a study quantifying the impact of ultraviolet irradiation in the C band (UVC) on evaporator coil disinfection of California K-12 Schools, with the goal to determine if UVC is effective in... 04/30/2006
Air Cleaning Devices for HVAC Supply Systems in Schools Guidelines for maintaining indoor air quality in schools with HVAC air cleaning systems are provided in this document. Information is offered on the importance of air cleaning, sources of air... 12/31/1991
Air Out, Energy Efficiency In. Explains how Youngstown State University improved chiller efficiency with coalescing separators that remove up to 99.6 of air from the water flow. 03/31/2009
Air-Cooled HVAC Retrofit: Safe Bet for Vegas Schools. Describes in detail the HVAC retrofit of the Garrett Middle School (Las Vegas), where installation of an air-cooled chiller, closed loop chilled water system, and multizone air-handling units created... 04/30/2004
Airconditioning for Schools. Advocates air-conditioning for schools to improve educational productivity. Explains the economics of air-conditioning, the physiology of cooling bodies, the relation of learning to thermal comfort,... 02/28/1971
Airing It Out. Discusses how proper maintenance can help schools eliminate sources contributing to poor air quality. Maintaining heating and air conditioning units, investigating bacterial breeding grounds, fixing... 09/30/2000
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers The Society is organized for the sole purpose of advancing the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration for the public's benefit through research, standards...

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