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An Overview of ASHRAE Guideline 36

2020-02-12T20:58:00+00:00

Since the beginning of the modern HVAC industry, the design, installation and testing of a building automation system (BAS) has remained relatively untouched. The process is as follows: First, an engineer will develop control drawings and desired sequence of operations for the various pieces of HVAC equipment in their design documents. From there, an [...]

An Overview of ASHRAE Guideline 362020-02-12T20:58:00+00:00

Pushing the Envelope (Testing)

2020-01-24T12:47:26+00:00

The building envelope can be thought of as a bubble that creates a physical barrier between the interior and exterior. This bubble is comprised of the walls, windows, roof, and foundation all coming together as one system. A poorly constructed envelope allows unwanted air or moisture movement (in or out of the building) that [...]

Pushing the Envelope (Testing)2020-01-24T12:47:26+00:00

Commissioning a Hybrid Woodchip Fired Boiler Plant

2020-01-16T19:17:19+00:00

Staying Warm in the Land of Lumber (and Moose) SES was hired by a school district in northern Maine to provide commissioning services for their new 213,000-square-foot middle/high school. One unique aspect of this project was the use of a hybrid central heating plant that combined liquid propane fired [...]

Commissioning a Hybrid Woodchip Fired Boiler Plant2020-01-16T19:17:19+00:00