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August 2019

2019–20 ASHRAE President Darryl K. Boyce, P.Eng., announced his theme of "Building for People and Performance: Achieving Operational Excellence," during his presidential address in Kansas City, Mo. The president says that ASHRAE members can play a large role to promote operational performance using some simple strategies.

Features and Columns from the August 2019 issue:
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Presidential Address—Building for People and Performance: Achieving Operational Excellence
Saving Energy: Improving the Performance of Steam Turbine Chiller Plants
Combined Cooling and Heating System Performance in Hot and Humid Climates
Desiccant Dehumidification Process for Energy Efficient Air Conditioning
Standing Columns:
Building Services: Drain the Rain, On the Plane. The Drainage Plane.
Engineer's Notebook: Fire/Smoke Damper Applications
IEQ Applications: Optimizing Thermal Comfort & Energy Costs
Refrigeration Applications: Be More Specific: Part 2
Solving Problems: Breaking Down Barriers To Expand Solar Cooling Applications


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This year's AMCA inmotion features articles related to the three pillars of the association's new strategic plan: advocacy, education and training, and certified ratings. An article on fan energy index (FEI) helps the reader better interpret fan-performance representations.

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