The April 2023 eBook, authored by Aaron Askew, Evan Eitemiller, Raymond Szuszkiewicz, April Vacca, Ellen Augst, and featuring roundtable discussions with diverse experts, was released by Consulting & Specifying Engineer. This comprehensive eBook presents a collection of articles that shed light on the instrumental role of smart building systems in enhancing HVAC systems for healthcare and office spaces. The eBook addresses various queries concerning Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) systems and their integration with HVAC solutions, providing insights into optimizing these technologies for improved efficiency. It also engages in discussions about the evolving nature of office spaces, accommodating new work styles, and the subsequent impact on building systems. Moreover, the eBook delves into the challenges faced by companies scaling up and establishing their first facilities, offering guidance on navigating the complexities of constructing smart facilities. Through a mix of articles and expert discussions, the eBook aims to illuminate the significance of leveraging smart building systems to create more efficient and adaptable environments in both healthcare and office settings.

Keywords: Architecture/Engineering, Building Retrofits, Construction/New Buildings, Healthy Buildings, HVAC & Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), Internet of Things (IoT), Large Building Controls/Automation, System Integrator, VRF, Start Up

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