HVAC

VRF with a Splash of Water

A modular heat recovery system that uses variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology, the CITY MULTI WR2-Series can be integrated into water-side designs such as geothermal or existing water loops. Its compact size, convenient front-only service access and self-cooling cabinet design make the unit suitable for a variety of applications, especially in tight spaces.

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Intelligent Airflow Management

The MLZ One-Way Ceiling Cassette features a narrow-body design fitting flush to the ceiling for discrete space conditioning. The unit syncs with the company’s kumo cloud app and web service, allowing for remote management of airflow direction, temperature and overall personal comfort from a smartphone or tablet.

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Ventilation at its Best

With its advanced ECM motor with intelligent self-adjusting SmartFlow technology, the WhisperValve DC from Panasonic is a highly energy-efficient ventilation system. The SmartFlow moves more air using less energy by sensing the amount of resistance in the duct run and automatically adjusts the fan speed to deliver optimal CFM output. Meanwhile, a condensation sensor helps control bathroom condensation to prevent mold and mildew. 

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Care-Free Air

Trane Air-Fi wireless system is for building controls allows facility directors to use one device to measure temperature, relative humidity, carbon dioxide and occupancy status without the useof wires.

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Flooring Provides Stylish Pathway to Sustainability

Request for custom mixed flooring proves no deterrent in implementing an underfloor access system to achieve comfort and performance goals, including greater daylight harvesting. The design for these floors needed to convey a high-end professional feel while maintaining the benefits which had been achieved using an access floor system. The architectural firm of Mark Cavagnero Assocs. had a clear vision of materials: teak plank wood, multi-piece porcelain and carpet. The challenge became how to blend these varying materials as transitions and maintain the functionality of the access floor system. At 30-stories and 450,000 sq. ft., 350 Mission Street is the first LEED Platinum high-rise in th

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Commercial to Contemporary Mixed-Use

When J.H. Snyder, one of the nation’s leading full-service real estate and building developers, took on The Vermont project, a twin tower apartment complex in Los Angeles, they knew they had to make the new building energy efficient but still provide their tenants with the best possible living experience. The build was awarded to The Limbach Co. for choosing a system with variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology to fulfill their HVAC needs.

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