This HVAC eBook was authored by Brandon Andow, Yovanni Cataño, Jose Colon, Jeremy Crowley, Ishai Oliker and others from the Consulting -Specifying Engineers, Air Solutions Company, Grunfos, and Raypack. It was published by CFE Media on April 29, 2022. This eBook has articles and case studies from the contributors, on the issue of solar gain on the design of buildings and building envelope improvements, the use of filters to protect HVAC equipment, the various methods of pumping, and the various options for boilers and a case study on district heating from a combined heat and power plant. HVAC options need to address the indoor comfort and productivity of the occupants and the possible energy savings that can be achieved with smarter HVAC equipment and controls.
Keywords: Architecture/Engineering, Building Retrofits, Employee Productivity, Energy Efficiency/Management, Healthy Buildings, HVAC & Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), Intelligent Building, Internet of Things (IoT), Large Building Controls/Automation, System Integrator, Water Management, Pumps, Solar Gain, Building Envelope, Filters, Raypack