Celebrating 125 Years

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May 2020

Information emerges daily about COVID-19 and its transmission. Education about reducing the risk of dissemination of infectious aerosols in buildings and transportation environments is critical. Other articles include Stack Pressure in Aircraft, Updates to Standard 90.1w, and How Does Fouling Affect System Performance?

Features and Columns from the May 2020 issue:
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Features:
Improving Facility Design Using Coupled CFD-Multizone Software
A Conversation on Standard 90.1-2019
Stack Pressure-Created Airflows in Insulation Envelopes, Part 2—Passenger Aircraft
2020 ASHRAE Technology Award: DCV, Geothermal Systems Drive Building Design
2020 ASHRAE Technology Award: Ambulatory Care: Health, Wellness, And Efficiency

Standing Columns:
Building Sciences: Concrete Solutions
Engineers Notebook: Counting Carbons and Circular Diets
pdf_icon.png IEQ Applications: Guidance for Building Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Refrigeration Applications: Getting the Best From Zeotropes
ASHRAE Research Update: Effects of Airside Fouling on Condenser Heat Exchangers

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ASHRAE Journal Historical Articles for 125th Anniversary 

Since 1894, ASHRAE has seen technological advances from primary/ secondary cooling to thermal energy storage for cooling applications. A series of articles exploring the evolution of these technologies and more are being published monthly in ASHRAE Journal. They include:

pdf_icon.png How HVAC&R Changed the World

pdf_icon.png Evolution of Thermal Energy Storage for Cooling Applications

pdf_icon.png History of Cleanrooms

pdf_icon.png The Golden Age of Cooling

pdf_icon.png The Evolution of Primary/Secondary Cooling

pdf_icon.png Inventing the Ammonia Refrigeration Compressor

pdf_icon.png Variable Speed Oil-Free Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Compressors


AMCA inmotion

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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