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Hydronic vs. VRF/VRV systems
By Kelly Patterson on March 13, 2017

In our world, water is king.  We know that hydronic systems are hands-down the best choice for heating comfort.  Water has a high specific heat...

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Pump Cavitation (Technically, It Ain't Air!)
By Joe Britt, PE on February 1, 2017

Pump Cavitation. Even if you don't know anything about HVAC pumps, you would probably think this is a bad thing. And, you would be right!

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Is Your Commercial Boiler Ready for Winter?
By Joe Britt, PE on December 28, 2016

I’ve been in the commercial HVAC rep business for over 15 years now and have helped many people design and select boiler systems for their buildings....

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6 Scary Things in Your HVAC Equipment Room
By Kelly Patterson on October 31, 2016

It may be the scariest place in your building. More dreaded than the hut at Camp Crystal Lake, scarier than that little girl with the vacant eyes,...

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TACO Webinar:  Moving BTUs in Commercial Buildings
By Kelly Patterson on October 17, 2016

We like to make sure that our readers know about upcoming educational opportunities.  This upcoming PM Engineer webinar, sponsored by TACO, on...

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Maximizing Existing Commercial HVAC Steam System Performance
By Kelly Patterson on September 16, 2016

While steam may not be the first choice for heating a modern, efficient building, steam is still an excellent heating method. Steam is a mainstay in...

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4 Ways HVAC Manufacturer’s Reps Add Value to Your Commercial Building Projects
By Kelly Patterson on August 31, 2016

Today, you can get almost everything from the Internet. And, with the help of do-it-yourself warehouses and enterprising You-Tubers, you can pretty...

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How to Know When to Repair or Replace Commercial HVAC and Plumbing Equipment
By Kelly Patterson on August 15, 2016

A facilities manager at a hospital said, “Some building owners would rather replace equipment a couple years too early than a week too late.” Those...

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Commercial HVAC Green Options and Money Saving Opportunities for Commercial Buildings
By Joe Britt, PE on August 12, 2016

Republished post from December 2015 Dedicated Outside Air Systems (DOAS) are quite common today in commercial HVAC building designs. A big reason for...

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