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April 21, 2020

In 2018, ASHRAE released a new guideline which has been years in the making and is based largely on (Research Project) RP-1455 research.   The purpose of the guideline is to provide a standard for the development, implementation, and commissioning of the sequence of operations for HVAC systems.  This original release deals mainly with Variable Air Volume...

April 21, 2020

As mission critical designers and engineers, we are often asked to explain the concept of redundancy.  After all, a system’s redundancy can have a major effect on availability, reliability, maintainability, and total cost of ownership.  Often, one of the first design decision made relates to redundancy.  In recent years the waters have been muddied with t...

November 18, 2019

Saint Mary’s Hospital, a Catholic, not-for-profit, community teaching hospital has served patients in Waterbury, CT and the surrounding communities since 1909. Part of Trinity Health Of New England, and member of one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the nation, Saint Mary’s is committed to patient safety and satisfaction, offering the latest...

November 18, 2019

Congratulations to Brian Soucy of FEA for being recognized as a 2019 Designer of the year award finalist.  Brian and fellow nominees were honored by the Association of General Contractors of Connecticut (AGC) at their annual Industry Recognition Awards Dinner held on October 10, 2019.  According to AGC, the Industry Recognition Awards were “established to...

July 19, 2019

Here’s a hypothetical situation where Company X is building a state of the art data center.  They have a track record for world class facilities and operational excellence supported by best practices and proactive maintenance.  The project is highly visible, well-funded and a stakeholder priority.  The buyout comes in close but slightly over budget.  They...

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