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August 2020

ASHRAE’s 2020–21 president, Charles E. Gulledge III, P.E., shares his presidential theme, “The ASHRAE Digital Lighthouse and Industry 4.0.” It focuses on reimagining the building industry and ASHRAE’s place in it by integrating industry segments and technology. Other articles include making the case for using digital twins, and a study on removing airborne virus particles using HVAC filters.

Features and Columns from the July 2020 issue:The International Space Station is a working example of how to design for the temperature extremes of deep space. Other articles include quickly creating negative pressure patient rooms, and how to improve air-handling system virus containment efficiency.

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Features:
Presidential Address—The ASHRAE Digital Lighthouse and Industry 4.0
Industry 4.0—Digital Twins, Part 1: Answering The Hard Questions
Study of Viral Filtration Performance of Residential HVAC Filters
ASHRAE Technology Award: Radiant Heating, Displacement Ventilation Create Airport Comfort
ASHRAE Technology Award: Performance Contract Spurs Energy Efficiency

Standing Columns:
Building Sciences: Picasso Does Foundations
Engineers Notebook: Designing HVAC Systems for School Gyms
IEQ Applications: Evaluating Performance of Low-Cost IEQ Environmental Sensors
Refrigeration Applications: In Vacuo
Solving Problems: Tips for Designing Radiant Systems

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ASHRAE Journal Historical Articles for 125th Anniversary 

Since 1894, ASHRAE has seen technological advances from primary/ secondary cooling to thermal energy storage for cooling applications. A series of articles exploring the evolution of these technologies and more are being published monthly in ASHRAE Journal. They include:

pdf_icon.png Using Modular to Build For the Future

pdf_icon.png How HVAC&R Changed the World

pdf_icon.png Evolution of Thermal Energy Storage for Cooling Applications

pdf_icon.png History of Cleanrooms

pdf_icon.png The Golden Age of Cooling

pdf_icon.png The Evolution of Primary/Secondary Cooling

pdf_icon.png Inventing the Ammonia Refrigeration Compressor

pdf_icon.png Variable Speed Oil-Free Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Compressors


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This year's AMCA inmotion includes guidance on using fan energy index (FEI) in variable-air-volume-system design, how remote automated testing of life-safety dampers works, and a summary of recent air-curtain research. An article on air distribution design for comfort in high performance air systems furthers discussion started in a 2018 inmotion article.

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