HVAC

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REMI Network

How to provide healthy environments & meet climate goals

Three key lessons for making buildings energy- and carbon-efficient and healthy.
Heatwave conditions and operational shortfalls pose challenges in some Ontario LTC homes

Canadian Facility Management & Design

LTC operational shortfalls bared in heatwave

Heatwave conditions and operational shortfalls are posing challenges in some Ontario long-term care homes that do not have central air conditioning.
Passive House design withstood meltdown conditions during recent Ice Box Challenge in Glasgow, Scotland

Canadian Property Management

Meltdown conditions no sweat for passive cooling

Glasgow, the host city for the upcoming 2021 UN Climate Change Conference, provided the venue to test and compare the thermal performance of Passive House design against the Scottish building standard.
Enercare

REMI Network

Managing a facility’s HVAC demands

Facility managers face important decisions every day. Not only do they have to maintain equipment, prioritize improvements to their building, and manage their budget, they are also responsible for ensuring the facility supports every occupant
HVAC

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Upgrading HVAC systems an unclear process: survey

Improving air quality has been a priority for many facility managers during COVID-19 but many do not believe they have the information they need.
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REMI Network

Reaching net zero in the age of COVID-19

Optimizing ventilation and air handling systems is key to achieving net zero energy performance goals.
M&E Engineering

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Post-pandemic projects for multifamily buildings

As the world makes a slow return to "normal," it is time to bring multifamily maintenance and retrofit activities back into the spotlight.
Trace Engineering

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Gaining the HVAC maintenance edge

If you want to extend the life and improve the performance of your HVAC equipment, having the right specs to maintain it counts.
Quebec to put damper on fossil fuel heating

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Quebec to put damper on fossil fuel heating

A draft regulation posted in the Gazette du Québec signals the government's intent to prohibit installation of fossil-fuel-fired boilers, furnaces and water heaters in “certain existing residential buildings” after December 31, 2023.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

How schools are boosting air quality measures

The report found that schools have prioritized ventilation and filtration to reduce the transmission of the virus.
HVAC systems

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Standard for cleaning HVAC systems updated

The 2021 NADCA Standard defines the minimum performance and procedural requirements for cleaning HVAC systems.
airborne transmission

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ASHRAE provides updated airborne transmission guidance

The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force has released clarified guidance for evaluating and mitigating the spread of SARS-CoV-2.
HVAC air conveyance systems

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

COVID-19 and HVAC systems

Cleaning and disinfecting HVAC air conveyance systems has never been more critical.
air quality

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Employees willing to take pay cut for better air quality

Post-pandemic employees will demand safer environments including higher air quality to get back into their workplaces.
COVID-19 HVAC learning curve

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ASHRAE tracks COVID-19 HVAC learning curve

A newly refreshed edition of the ASHRAE Epidemic Taskforce’s Building Readiness Guide provides more resources for calculating the effectiveness of building flushing and filtration.
CMRAO

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Safety concerns abound as students head back to school

Assessing health, safety, and infection control risks of going back to school against the value of physical classes is a tricky balance.
ASHRAE

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ASHRAE partners with CIBSE to encourage safe and sustainable environments

The agreement outlines how ASHRAE and CIBSE will work cooperatively to promote a more sustainable built environment through HVAC&R technology.