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October 2019

Engineers who design systems for OR environments are under increased pressure to ensure their designs meet stringent code mandates, while contributing to patient well-being and outcome. This month's cover article discusses best practices for HVAC load analysis and system selection. Other topics include TES for cooling applications, displacement power factor correction, and O&M for condensing boilers.

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Hospital Operating Rooms: Conditioning for the Environment of Critical Care
Displacement Power Factor Correction: Additional Electric Power Capacity Without On-Site Generation
Evolution of Thermal Energy Storage for Cooling Applications
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ASHRAE Research Report
Standing Columns:
Building Services: Stoned
Engineer's Notebook: An Engineering Approach to Evaluating Energy Technology
IEQ Applications: IAQ 2020 Conference Preview: IEQ Performance Approaches
Refrigeration Applications: Icing the President
Solving Problems: Operation & Maintenance for Condensing Boilers

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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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