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Heating and Cooling High Bay and Airplane Hangar Applications

Posted by Kelly Patterson on May 9, 2018 11:15:57 AM

Note: Schwank will offer a webinar for PDH credit on April 15, 2018 for engineers interested in learning more about infrared heating and air curtain design in these applications. The registration link is at the bottom of this blog.

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Topics: infrared Heating, Air Curtains, Energy Savings, Green Building Design and Equipment

5 Easy Ways for Engineers to Earn PDH Credits

Posted by Kelly Patterson on Jan 12, 2018 9:07:49 AM

I'm not saying you can get PDH credits for no effort, but there are some pretty easy (and often free) ways for professional engineers to earn PDH credits. These won't soak up too much of your time and, perhaps most important, you may learn something.

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Topics: HVAC Design Tools, Green Building Design and Equipment, Design Engineer Tips, General Knowledge

Green Building: ORC Technology Helps Recover Waste Heat

Posted by Kelly Patterson on May 9, 2017 8:02:00 AM
Efficiency and energy management are hot button topics in the building industry. Not surprisingly, according to a 2013 study from Elsevier, world energy consumption is at an all-time high. According to the US Department of Energy, the industrial sector accounts for about one-third of all the energy used in the US. Furthermore, it consumes approximately 32 quadrillion Btu of energy annually and emits close to 1,680 million metric tons of carbon dioxide. About 20 to 50% of industrial energy input is lost as waste heat.

The wasted energy from the US industrial sector is enough power to run 22 cities the size of New York City.

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Topics: Building Owner Tips, Design Engineer Tips, General Knowledge, Green Building Design and Equipment

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