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April 2020

With the expected trend of increasing legalization, the demand for energy-efficient grow facilities with effective climate control will increase, requiring more accurate HVAC load calculations to yield profitable crops. Other articles include HVLS fans and airplane hangar air destratification, stack pressure-created airflows, and pathogenic bacteria in U.S. water systems.

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Features:
Stack Pressure-Created Airflows in Insulation Envelopes, Part 1: Buildings
Impact of HVLS Fans On Airplane Hangar Air Destratification
2020 ASHRAE Technology Award: Displacement Ventilation Key to Lab Renovation
2020 ASHRAE Technology Award: M&V Underlies University Building's Low Energy Use
Variable Speed Oil-Free Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Compressors

Standing Columns:
Building Sciences: Rain Control: Drained, Barrier And Mass
Engineers Notebook: Optimizing Campus Chilled Water Connections
HVAC Applications: Evidence Shows Need to Address Pathogenic Bacteria In U.S. Drinking Water Systems
IEQ Applications: ASHRAE's Discussions on Health and Wellness
Refrigeration Applications: Mixed Messages on Mixed Refrigerants
Solving Problems: Load Calculations for Cannabis Grow Facilities

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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


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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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