by Andrew Walton
Static Air Pressure (SAP)
“Trim and response” is a way of controlling static air pressure (SAP) within a building’s HVAC system. SAP is one of the most important factors in HVAC design. SAP refers to the resistance to airflow in a heating and cooling system’s components and ductwork within a building. The push of the air must be greater than the resistance to the flow or no air will circulate through the ducts.Continue reading Trim and Response for Supply Pressure
When it comes to building automation systems (BAS), Property Managers tend to lean on their facilities operations team to tell them what is going on and what needs to be done. A BAS can be daunting to understand, but at the same time, it is responsible for a large portion of tenant satisfaction and operational budget. While a property manager or administrator does not need to know the ins and outs of operating a BAS, having a basic understanding of how these systems work and what to look out for when evaluating potential service partners can make all the difference.
Covid-19 is an abbreviation of Coronavirus Disease 2019, which is the new coronavirus currently affecting the majority of the world. Its main transmission process is via the droplets of moisture contained in the air exhaled by people when they breathe or talk. The more rigorous the level of activity is, the more concentrated these exhalations become.Continue reading Addressing COVID-19 with your HVAC System
In this educational webinar, our Director of Marketing and Business Development, Scott Holstein pulls back the curtain on the hidden costs of building automation systems and explains how the cost of operating and maintaining these systems is often overlooked in the initial purchase decision.Continue reading Revealing The Hidden Costs of Building Automation Systems
MarketsandMarkets forecasts the HVAC controls market to grow from USD 13.6 billion in 2018 to USD 27.0 billion by 2023, so it’s probably an industry you’ll want to keep your eye on. Whether you are new to the HVAC industry or simply want to know more about building operations or energy consumption, we’ll do our best to help you take your first step to learn more about these systems and how they work.Continue reading What are HVAC controls and how do they work?
As people begin returning to work, school, and other places that will require them to go into large-scale facilities with the masses, facility managers will need every tool possible at their disposal to ensure their well-being. Typically, building automation systems (BAS) that control HVAC, access, lights, and fire alarm systems have 3 main functions:
This webinar, presented on Wednesday, May 13th, 2020, featured a panel of facilities and automation experts to discuss what strategies they and their organizations were implementing to ensure the safe return to facilities in the coming months.Continue reading Webinar: Re-Occupying Buildings During COVID-19