An agricultural educational facility has been designed by PJHM Architects for the Coachella Valley Unified School District in California. Intense climate mitigation and the revitalization of an agricultural community characterizes the Agriculture + Natural Resources Academy (Ag+NRA).
A new parking structure at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is located at the forefront of the campus, making it easily accessible for students arriving and leaving the school grounds, and includes a Visitor’s Center.
by Daniel Jones As air-conditioning and refrigeration equipment ages, its ability to maintain temperatures and humidity levels declines. Most often, the culprit is reduced coil heat-transfer effectiveness, with air-handling unit (AHU) cooling coils less able to remove heat and moisture from the air. These inefficient heat-transfer rates derive primarily from the buildup of organic contaminants on and through the coil’s fin areas. Such buildup can be eliminated through the use of ultraviolet (UV) germicidal … Continue reading Understanding the Basics of UV-C: What are the benefits for commercial HVAC/R applications?
Requirements regarding multi-family residential dwellings, environmental tobacco smoke, and operation and maintenance, are among the changes to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers’ (ASHRAE’s) newly published indoor air quality (IAQ) standard.