ASHRAE Standard 90.1 Energy Requirements: Wrap-Around Heat Pipes In Humid Climates

Designing a building’s HVAC system requires designers to meet or exceed minimum outdoor air requirements, maximize energy savings, and meet all state and local codes. Most states and local codes have adopted ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. This post reviews the ASHRAE Standard 90.1 requirements for air energy recovery for ventilation systems and reviews one product that is listed in Section 6.5.6 as an exception to the required energy recovery system—the wrap-around heat pipe.

Connecticut Building Conference (CBC) Charity Golf Outing Recap

The Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) is the premier organization for Connecticut’s building professionals to develop strong industry connections. Every year they host a charity golf outing to raise money for their scholarship fund. This year Flow Tech participated as a sponsor, foursome and volunteer. Get a recap and pictures of the day’s events…

The Path to Zero Net Energy: Bristol Community College, John J. Sbrega Health & Science Building

On Thursday, August 4, 2016 Sales Engineer, Tom Proietti attended the International Institute of Sustainable Laboratories’ New England Chapter’s tour of the John J. Sbrega Health and Science Building at Bristol Community College in Fall River, MA. During the tour, Tom had the opportunity to learn about all the planning and resources that went into building this state-of-the-art science lab, one of which happens to be Aircuity (our facility monitoring, efficient building ventilation system). He also learned of the challenges they faced on the path to achieving Zero Net Energy. Below consists of a summary of facility/project facts he learned, as well as some pictures he was able to take…