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HVAC 360 is a podcast that covers the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning industry through the entire life cycle of a building. From building commissioning, engineering, and design, to construction, and of course operations and maintenance, I talk with and about the news, people, and products that are affecting our lives at a rapidly growing pace.

HVAC 360 is a podcast that covers the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning industry through the entire life cycle of a building. From building commissioning, engineering, and design, to construction, and of course operations and maintenance, I talk with and about the news, people, and products that are affecting our lives at a rapidly growing pace.
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HVAC 360 is a podcast that covers the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning industry through the entire life cycle of a building. From building commissioning, engineering, and design, to construction, and of course operations and maintenance, I talk with and about the news, people, and products that are affecting our lives at a rapidly growing pace.

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English


Episodes

133 - 5 Stranger Things about Hollywood

7/17/2019
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In this episode I put Hollywood on notice that the HVAC design community is on to their tricks! If they didn't keep producing great shows like Stranger Things then we'd probably be more vocal about it. What you say that you haven't watched Stranger Things? What are you waiting for! Consider this your invitation! Please Share and Enjoy!

Duration:00:15:25

132 - Seminar Thoughts about HVAC for Really Tall Buildings

7/3/2019
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This week I provide some of my thoughts on a session of super tall buildings. This is not definitive and it doesn't really do this session justice, as they had some great speakers, but this merely gives a starting point on some of the initial design questions that you need to think about when we are talking about tall buildings. Having said that, there are still some key take-aways for the everyday engineer. Show notes are at www.hvac360.com/132 . Please consider sharing this content and as...

Duration:00:21:43

131 - Seminar Summary - Real Life HVAC System Efficiency Erosion

6/19/2019
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This week we dive back into the Houston ASHRAE Conference 2018 to talk about a proposed standard and a case study that was performed with some very interesting results. More info is on the show notes page at www.hvac360.com/131 . Please consider sharing. Enjoy.

Duration:00:16:12

130 - Article Summary - Designing Human Performance and Productivity into Buildings

6/12/2019
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This is another episode for those who don't like to read as much, but this time I summarize an article from the ASHRAE Journal about Human Productivity in Buildings. This is always an interesting thought experiment to me but I think my commentary and conclusions are more actionable than the actual article. Consider sharing this episode. Show notes are at www.hvac360.com/130 . Enjoy!

Duration:00:19:44

129 - ASHRAE President Sheila Hayter - Building Our New Energy Future

6/5/2019
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This week we are talking with ASHRAE President Sheila Hayter about her experiences as president and explore the importance of her theme. If you know someone who would be interested in hearing this episode consider sharing. Show notes can be found at www.hvac360.com/129 . Enjoy!

Duration:00:59:58

128 - Article Summary - Verifying High Performance at the Helen Sommers Building

5/22/2019
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In this episode I summary and comment on another article from the High Performance Building Magazine regarding verifying the high performance of a new building for the State of Washington and some of the takeaways from that project. links for this article can be found on the show notes page www.hvac360.com/128 . Consider sharing this episode or others and I will get more out to you. Enjoy.

Duration:00:13:57

127 - Article Summary - LinkedIn Net-Zero Energy Building

5/15/2019
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This weeks episode a summary of an article from the High Performance Building magazine. Don't like to read? Let me summarize this one for you. It's about a Net-Zero Office Building that was an adaptive reuse. There are things to be learned. Show notes can be found at www.hvac360.com/127 . Consider sharing. Enjoy!

Duration:00:11:05

126 - Top Takeaways from ASHRAE Webcast 2019 on the Future of Refrigerants

5/9/2019
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Finally! I have had a chance to review the 2019 ASHRAE Webinar and put together my cliff notes version of some of the highlights and what I found interesting. The Webinar covers the future of refrigerants and the future looks hot, I mean, explosive... No that's not right either, how about flammable. Yes, handle with care as we transition to refrigerant with low GWP ratings. Please share the episode and visit the show notes page at www.hvac360.com/126 . Enjoy!

Duration:00:29:53

125 - Electrical for Temperature Controls

4/17/2019
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The is a brief dip into the electrical world of temperature controls. It is not complete but I would hope that it sheds maybe a little light on why things are the way they are and add a few more bricks of knowledge into your library of terms. Enjoy.

Duration:00:21:53

124 - Predictive Analysis with Brian Courtney from LifeWhere

4/10/2019
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This week I am talking with Brian Courtney the CEO of LifeWhere, a predictive analytics company that currently serving the residential market. What peaked my interest for this product was the applications to light commercial buildings and the fact that how made it's predictions is just way cool. I see this being a boon for the service market allowing them to provide more real value for their clients and more importantly enabling them to be proactive with their services. Show notes are...

Duration:00:48:55

123 - Speaking Electrical - MCA, MOCP, FLA, RLA, LRA

3/27/2019
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In this episode I give an attempt at explaining a number of common electrical acronyms that you will run into when specifying equipment. It is important to know the language a little bit when talking with your friendly neighborhood electrical engineer. Please consider sharing the episode. Enjoy.

Duration:00:22:53

122 - Electrical Knowledge - Primer and Background

3/20/2019
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In this episode I talk about some of the fundamental of aspect of electricity and AC distribution. There are a bunch of fun facts packed in this show so make sure you listen carefully to get them all. Please consider sharing, some show notes are over at www.hvac360.com/122 . Enjoy.

Duration:00:43:23

121 - Air Flow Monitoring Stations

3/13/2019
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In this episode I talk about air flow monitoring stations, what they are, how they work, what styles they come in and of course tips. Used right and they can be a great tool. Installed or used incorrectly they can be a waste of cash and a design embarrassment. Lots of links will be on the show notes page at www.hvac360.com/121 and as always please consider sharing to help spread the word. Enjoy!

Duration:00:27:34

120 - Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems - DOAS

3/6/2019
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This week I'm giving a brief overview of dedicated outside air systems, or DOAS. I cover why we would use them, when we would use them, some of the benefits and I leave you with a few tips to think about during the design process. Consider sharing the episode, the show notes are over at www.hvac360.com/120 . Enjoy.

Duration:00:20:10

119 - The ASHRAE Certified HVAC Designer with Mark Fly

2/20/2019
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This week I talk to Mark Fly who is the chairperson of the new ASHRAE Certified HVAC Designer certification. See behind the curtain as to what goes into making an exam, learn who the exam was designed for and much, much more. Show notes are at www.HVAC360.com/119 and consider sharing this episode with others. Enjoy.

Duration:00:38:35

118 - Building Enclosure Primer and Lessons Learned

2/13/2019
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This week I talk about what a building enclosure is and some of the lessons that I have learned along the years. I also give a short primer on how to understand architectural drawings. Show notes are at www.hvac360.com/118 please consider sharing. Enjoy.

Duration:00:31:46

117 - Building Automation Integration and Best Practices with Phil Zito

2/6/2019
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This week I talk with Phil Zito, Founder and CEO of Building Automation Monthly about equipment integration and best practices for engineers regarding controls. There is a lot of good stuff in the episode so I encourage you to share it, show notes as always can be found at www.hvac360.com/117 . Enjoy.

Duration:00:55:21

116 - Adam Muggleton on Construction and the Internet of Things

1/30/2019
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This week I talk with Adam Muggleton who has been involved in the construction industry for many years and in many different capacities. He is the self-proclaimed Building Whisperer and one of the hosts for The Building Edifice Complex. Please consider sharing this episode and don't forget the show notes over at www.HVAC360.com/116 . Enjoy.

Duration:00:49:49

115 - Phase Change Materials In Practice with Mark Richards

1/23/2019
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This week I talk with Mark Richards of Emery Mechanical Engineering about Phase Change Materials. Mark had a case study using this product and I wanted to learn more about it. There are more show notes than usual this week so check out the website at www.hvac360.com/115 . Enjoy.

Duration:00:56:51

114 - Cooling Tower Observations

1/9/2019
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This week I describe some of the components of a cooling tower and share my field knowledge including lessons learned. If you like it please share it. For the show notes go to www.hvac360.com/114 . Enjoy.

Duration:00:26:12