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David P. Callan, P.E., Vice President at McGuire Engineers was present for the ComEd Smart Ideas Energy Efficiency Program Check Ceremony.
ComEd: Thanks to JLL and MetLife Real Estate Investors for participating in the ComEd Smart Ideas Energy Efficiency Program; as well as for allowing us to help you with your #EnergyEfficiency goals by installing 33 variable speed drives on horsepower rated motors. The...read more
Engineers must understand how the components in the HVAC systems they design use power and how they can be optimized without compromising traditional design values. Motors and drives are shown in relation to the design of HVAC systems.read more
School, warehouse, office building … the boiler stories they tell put the focus back on specific circumstances and smart pre-design study to ensure their systems (and budgets) enjoy the best of times for as long as possible.read more
125 South Wacker, a 31-story Chicago high-rise that is halfway through a five-year master plan, represents a massive undertaking both in volume and scope of equipment. Simulations and smart project sequencing drive design decisions and funding viability as the work...read more
COST SAVINGS FROM VARIABLE ONLY, PRIMARY FLOW CHILLED WATER PUMPING + DESIGN CHALLENGES FOR VARIABLE PRIMARY FLOW CHILLED WATER PUMPING
Once upon a time – long before anyone used variable only, primary flow chilled water pumping – primary constant chilled water pumping was the rule of the land.read more
Sometimes plumbing designs can look great on paper, but once installed out in the field, an entirely different scenario may ensue.read more
EVOLUTION OF VAV SYSTEMS, AND DEDICATED OUTDOOR AIR SYSTEMS AS ALTERNATIVE HVAC STRATEGY (PART 1 OF 3)
In today’s commercial buildings, all-air variable air volume (VAV) systems conserve energy, control humidity, and can be installed at a reasonable first cost to meet a facility’s HVAC needs.read more
The technology is transitioning into critical spaces. Complete with museum and critical storage case studies, this frank primer assesses the advantages and challenges of using liquid desiccants to play a role in tight temperature and humidity control.read more