October 10 ASHRAE Journal Newsletter
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October 10, 2023

Sustainable Police HQ in Hong Kong
By Ken C.K. Yeung, Member ASHRAE; H.L. Tang; Allison Y.M. Law
The new Kowloon East Regional Police Headquarters and Operational Base cum Ngau Tau Kok Divisional Police Station (KERHQ) was designed for high energy efficiency with reference to ASHRAE Standard 90.1 and Handbooks and included several renewable energy technologies. Read more
By Ibrahim M. Hasan; Mohamed Yehia, Member ASHRAE; Gamal El-Hariry; Omar Huzayyin, Member ASHRAE
The study presented in this article discusses energy saving and thermal conditions in a dry climate for a simulated building located at Aswan, Egypt. Read more
VRF Basics & Proper Installation Techniques
Kelley Cramm, P.E., Life Member ASHRAE, and Drew Champlin, Editor of ASHRAE Journal, discuss the basics of VRF systems and how to keep them from failing. Learn more on installation practices and how engineers and contractors can ensure owners are getting a quality installation.
Kelley Cramm, P.E., Life Member ASHRAE
VRF Basics & Proper Installation Techniques
By Jeff S. Haberl, Ph.D., Dennis R. Landsberg, Ph.D., P.E., Juan-Carlos Baltazar, Ph.D., P.E., Howard Cheung, Ph.D., Rafael Perez Cortines; Hyojin Kim, Ph.D., Abdul Qayyum Mohammed, John A. Shonder and Scott West
In the Fall of 2002, ASHRAE published Guideline 14-2002 to fill a need for a standardized set of energy (and demand) savings calculation procedures. The Guideline was updated in late 2014, with water savings added to its scope. A new version, Guideline 14-2022, is in the final stages of development, and this article details these updates to the guideline. Read more

October 2023 Cover
October’s issue of ASHRAE Journal includes topics such as energy saving potential of active chilled beam system, engineering controls for occupational health risk administration and a deep carbon retrofit of a community center.

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