Reasons Why Your Commercial A/C Needs Replacement

Reasons Why Your Commercial A/C Needs Replacement

A commercial building requires a large HVAC unit or several units to provide comfort. During the hot summer months, temperatures can rise quickly, and over time a commercial A/C unit or HVAC system will require repairs or even replacement. If the unit is older, consider replacing the system to provide better indoor air quality, energy efficiency, and comfort. But how do you know when its time to replace your unit? Read on to learn about the common signs that your commercial A/C is ready for replacement.

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What is Direct Digital Control Technology?

What is Direct Digital Control Technology?

Direct Digital Control Technology is the control of a building’s conditions through a digital device, typically a computer. It is a system that is commonly aligned with Building Automation Systems. And, it is mainly used in commercial HVAC control and energy management system applications. In a commercial building, Building Automation Systems (BAS) and Direct Digital Control Technology (DDC) work together to provide programmable and precise control of the building’s functions.

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Fundamentals of Efficient HVAC Design

Fundamentals of Efficient HVAC Design

When it comes to designing HVAC systems, many manufacturers are switching to energy efficient models and design methods. In fact, many factors go in to designing an efficient HVAC system, and this article will focus on those elements. Read carefully and take into consideration these tips on the fundamentals of efficient HVAC design. Upon reading, you will gain more insight into designing an HVAC system, as well as understand what to look for when purchasing a new HVAC system.

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Air Distribution in Buildings

Air Distribution in Buildings

In heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) there are systems that cool and heat forced air. Forced air is a central heating system that uses air as its medium to transfer heat. This system relies on vents, duct work, and plenums for building air distribution that is separate from actual cooling or heating systems.

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7 Tips to Retrofit HVAC for Historic Buildings

7 Tips to Retrofit HVAC for Historic Buildings

The heating, ventilation and air conditioning system is one part of your building that when it works, you take it for granted. In the same vein, if it’s defective, you will really feel every minute that you are inside the four-walled structure. Installing this system in a new building is complicated enough, but retrofitting HVAC for historic buildings is a whole other level altogether. We have compiled a list of guidelines to retrofit HVAC for historic buildings.

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Energy Efficiency for Your Facility

Energy Efficiency for Your Facility

Energy Efficiency for Your Facility The EPA estimates that the places where we work, shop, play, and learn spend $200 billion annually on electricity and natural gas. In all, this contributes to nearly half of our nation’s greenhouse gas emissions. Evaluating your building’s past and current energy

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Air-Cooled Chillers vs. Water-Cooled Chillers

Air-Cooled Chillers vs. Water-Cooled Chillers

Air-Cooled Chillers vs. Water-Cooled Chillers When researching commercial HVAC systems for your facility, you have a lot of requirements to consider. chillers, like facilities, come in various sizes, shapes, and capabilities. Commonly we get the questions, which chiller is better, air-cooled chillers or water-cooled? Which system is the

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