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February 2018

February-2018-Cover-300x394.jpgThe cover article focuses on issues with existing FPTU models in EnergyPlus and improvements that could be made, and a column explains why it's important to achieve 50+% efficiency fans for unitary equipment. Other articles discuss renewable-powered HVAC with thermal storage and commissioning chilled water TES tank systems.

Features and Columns from the February 2018 issue:
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Prospects of Powering a Refrigerated Warehouse With Renewable Energy
New Research from PNNL/NREL: Are Ducted Mini-Splits Worth It?
Occupant Modeling for Code Compliance and Incentive Programs
Thermal Comfort: Designing for People
Adopting Alternative Refrigerants: Conversion Challenges and Applications
Engineer's Notebook: HVAC Systems for Hyper-Efficient Buildings
Building Sciences: Joints and Corners and Penetrations
IEQ Applications: Cleanroom Airlock Performance and Beyond
Refrigeration Applications: Talkin' 'Bout My Generation


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