December 12 ASHRAE Journal Newsletter
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December 12, 2023

Necessity of Expanded Field Data to Validate Ground Source Heat Pump Design Models
By Steve Kavanaugh, Ph.D., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE
This article reviews field data from long-term ground source heat pump systems that often diverge from ground heat exchanger model results, and in doing so shows why it’s necessary to obtain much larger field data sets. Read more
By Andy Pearson, Ph.D., C.Eng., Fellow ASHRAE
Columnist Andy Pearson talks about European F-gas regulations and how it could possibly affect the refrigeration community in terms of safety and implementation of new refrigerants. Read more
Tackling the Climate Crisis With ASHRAE President Ginger Scoggins
Tackling the Climate Crisis With 2023–24 ASHRAE President Ginger Scoggins
Join ASHRAE Journal Managing Editor Kelly Barraza and ASHRAE President Ginger Scoggins as they discuss tackling the climate crisis, approaching issues of cost when implementing decarbonization strategies and what’s in store for the rest of Scoggins’ tenure.
Tackling the Climate Crisis With 2023–24 ASHRAE President Ginger Scoggins
Ginger Scoggins, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, 2023-24 ASHRAE President
By Lee Harrelson, P.E., Associate Member ASHRAE; Tracy Steward, Member ASHRAE; Dennis Finn, P.E., Member ASHRAE; and Brian Turner, P.E., Member ASHRAE
The Lubber Run Community Center uses a zero energy design incorporating HVAC wellness principles and equipped with a DOAS with increased ventilation and enhanced filtration, geothermal heat pumps and a solar microgrid. Read more

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This month’s issue of ASHRAE Journal includes topics such as filtering particulates using non-thermal plasma air purification, refrigerant regulations and how to do a combined Standard 62.1/170 ventilation calculation.

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