November 14 ASHRAE Journal Newsletter
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November 14, 2023

Improving HVAC Sustainability and Performance: Avoiding Wet & Moldy AHUs in Critical-Care Facilities
By David Schurk, Life Member ASHRAE
Engineering controls outlined in this article are intended to positively impact both the performance and hygiene of air-handling systems by improving a building’s indoor air quality, helping protect exposed occupants from airborne and surface source contaminants and improving building sustainability. Read more
By Daniel Shepard, Member ASHRAE
This column provides practical recommendations to designers writing project specifications for the cybersecurity of building automation systems, emphasizing the importance of proactive planning and collaboration. This will lead to resilient protection against evolving cyber threats and lower the potential risks of cyber-based vulnerabilities associated with smart buildings. Read more
Alec Cusick, Associate Member ASHRAE; Gary Phetteplace, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE; Steven Tredinnick, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE; and ASHRAE Journal Editor Drew Champlin discuss why it’s critical that the steam and water pipes in district energy environments be designed with longevity in mind.
Left, Alec Cusick; Gary Phetteplace; Steven Tredinnick
District Energy Systems – Designing for Longevity

November 2023 Cover
November’s issue of ASHRAE Journal includes topics such as the application of a dual-temperature chilled water system, recent trends in environmental health and the life of David Crosthwait Jr., the first African American man to be inducted in the ASHRAE College of Fellows.

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