February 27 ASHRAE Journal Newsletter
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February 27, 2024

By Joel Primeau, P.Eng., HBDP, Member ASHRAE
This column explains what a heat pump system, which allows for both heating and cooling, does to keep a built environment conditioned. Read more
By Andy Pearson, Ph.D., C.Eng., Fellow ASHRAE
In his column, Andy writes about how fluids behave in a closed system when they turn from liquid to gas and back again in a refrigerator. Read more
During the pandemic, many businesses adopted a “work from home” model to ensure the safety of their staff. Now, that model may be here to stay and along with it an increased appreciation for IEQ in homes. Join Bill Healy, Ph.D., Member ASHRAE, and the Journal’s technical editor Rebecca Matyasovski as they discuss how ASHRAE can help identify opportunities to improve IEQ in residential workspaces.This Residential Applications column will appear in the March 2024 issue of ASHRAE Journal.
HVAC Fundamentals With Joel Primeau
By Wade Conlan, P.E., BCxP, Member ASHRAE; Imane El Ghazouani; Mat Coalson, Associate Member ASHRAE; and John Constantinide, P.E., Member ASHRAE
The award-winning building project at the University of Central Florida used Level 1 Energy Audits from ASHRAE Standard 211-2018, Standard for Commercial Building Energy Audits. The result was a commissioning and design engineering firm conducting an audit of nine buildings and identifying 204 energy efficiency measures. Read more

Higher-Efficiency Redundancy Strategy for Data Center Cooling
This month’s issue of ASHRAE Journal includes topics such as air cleaners in ASHRAE Standard 241, how heat pumps work and an analysis of the degradation of copper cold plates used in direct-to-chip liquid cooling in data centers. Access the digital edition here. 

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