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Energy Analysis Tools

Building thermal performance calculations are made for two primary reasons. They are made to size and select mechanical equipment or to predict the annual energy consumption of a structure. While these two tasks are not mutually exclusive and some programs can handle both tasks, they do tend to be conducted …

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Key Support Staff & Facility Design

By: Barry Loveland, Chief, Division of Architecture & Conservation at Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission & Richard Paradis, P.E., BSCP, National Institute of Building Sciences Whether renovating an existing building or constructing an entirely new building, each project has its own set of unique and complex issues. In the planning/programming …

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