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HVAC Operations and Maintenance

HVAC operations and maintenance (“O&M”) are the practices that keep mechanical systems working at peak performance during the life of the building. As a designer, your choices can make it easy or hard to maintain your thermal comfort systems.   Maintenance and repair is crucial to proper HVAC function HVAC…

Controls for Thermal Comfort

Controls for thermal comfort are sensors and controllers, such as thermostats, humidistats, mechanized blinds, mechanized windows or ventilation openings, and any other building automation systems that keep occupied spaces within comfortable temperature and humidity values. Such systems may be individual controllers for different products or different systems within a building,…

HVAC Controls and Operations

Even after you’ve specified the equipment, configured the system, and built the building – you’re only part way there to a high performance building. You’ll need to make it easy for facilities personnel and occupants to keep the building running at peak efficiency. Source:

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