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StopWaste: Therma-Fuser VAV Critical to LEED credits 
ASHRAE Journal. StopWaste received a total project score of 54, all ten credits for optimizing energy performance and a LEED Platinum certification. Software energy modeling shows that the building outperforms Title 24-2005, California’s stringent energy code, by 47%. “Occupants’ comfort, energy-efficiency AND an affordable system – we wanted all three and were able to get them. Getting a LEED Platinum rating is icing on the cake,” said Wendy Sommers, Executive Director, StopWaste Source: StopWaste: Therma-Fuser VAV Critical to LEED credits Read Article →
Tenant Comfort and Confirmed 20% Lower HVAC Maintenance Costs- A Developer’s Dream
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Development New York: Cosentini Associates
This article, written by Development New York, highlights exceptional engineering work by Cosentini Associates. Many projects noted in the article were specified with Therma-Fuser VAV Systems, including JP Morgan Chase, Societe Generale, Ziff Davis Headquarters, Museum of Jewish Heritage - New York, Bellevue Hospital, Disney Feature Animation Studio, NASDAQ, and Baruch College. Source: Development New York: Cosentini AssociatesRead Article →
Installation of VAV Diffusers
A series of HVAC articles in Equipment Notebook section of HPAC Engineering magazine. This article reviews installation of VAV Diffusers staying true to the intent of the designer. Source: Installation of VAV DiffusersRead Article →
VAV Diffuser Troubleshooting
A series of HVAC articles in Equipment Notebook section of HPAC Engineering magazine. This article reviews important design considerations for new construction and retrofits Source: VAV Diffuser TroubleshootingRead Article →
Prescribing VAV Diffusers: Pfizer Global Research and Development (PGRD)
Engineered Systems Maagazine. The patient: a major pharmaceutical client. The symptoms: industry specific needs, such as ensure privacy during drug trials and constantly changing work groups. Preferences: varied, ranging from energy efficiency to individual temperature control. Diagnosis: work to understand the environments in play, test different options, find the most effective solution. Prognosis for long-term comfort: very good. Source: Prescribing VAV Diffusers: Pfizer Global Research and Development (PGRD)Read Article →
Greening the Caribbean: Standard Refrigeration Earns LEED Platinum
Consulting-Specifying Engineer Article. Puerto Rico manufacturer, Standard Refrigeration Co. Inc, built a brand-new facility for sustainable design using a Therma-Fuser VAV system. Source: Greening the Caribbean: Standard Refrigeration Earns LEED PlatinumRead Article →
StopWaste:  Therma-Fuser VAV Critical to LEED Platinum
Engineered Systems Magazine. The use of Therma-Fuser diffusers, combined with the elimination of reheat, through the use of high-efficiency windows, met the client’s demands for tight, zoned control and resulted in significant budget savings. Source: StopWaste: Therma-Fuser VAV Critical to LEED PlatinumRead Article →
StopWaste:  Energy Modeling for Sustainability 
GreenSource Magazine. In the design of StopWaste, Integral Group used energy modeling to simulate mechanical systems. Source: StopWaste: Energy Modeling for Sustainability Read Article →
Rethinking Air System Performance and Efficiency
HPAC Engineering magazine: Rethinking air system performance and efficiency. Engineers updating their office specification to embrace modern, high performance attributes, especially with VAV Systems. Source: Rethinking Air System Performance and EfficiencyRead Article →
Adobe Earns Third Platinum
ASHRAE Journal announces Adobe Systems becoming the first commercial enterprise to achieve three Platinum certifications under the U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Source: Adobe Earns Third PlatinumRead Article →
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