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How Water Source Heat Pumps Work

August 17, 2020

By Matthew A. Crump PE

Most people are familiar with a standard residential split air conditioning system.  It is split because the indoor system blows the cooled or heated air and the outdoor unit makes a lot of noise when it’s operating.  These two pieces of equipment are connected by piping that carries refrigerant between them.  The outdoor unit contains a compressor, outdoor coil, and fan.  During cooling the compressor will compress the refrigerant into a superheated gas, then force it...

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How a Water Source Heat Pump Works: Thermodynamics 101

July 24, 2020

By Matthew A. Crump PE

In my previous article, located here, I discussed the benefits of selecting a water source heat pump system for your building.  The next few articles will discuss how the heat pump works.

The heating and cooling provided by a water source heat pump, and for that matter all refrigerant based conditioning equipment, is made possible by the refrigeration cycle.  Mechanical...

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Seismic Shift: Nailor Terminal and Horizontal Fan Coil Units now certified for seismic environments

July 14, 2020
By: Matthew Crump, PE
According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) there are 65,000,000 people living in an area that has a 10% probability of experiencing “Strong Shaking” due to seismic activity.  [Peterson, 2019] This area is represented by the yellow through red areas on Figure 1. And, population trends over the past 20 years have shown that this number is growing quite quickly. Almost 20% growth in the exposed population in that time frame. The need for...
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The best HVAC system for High Rise Condo developments

July 8, 2020
By: Matthew Crump, PE
When designing a multi-tenant residential or hospitality hi-rise building there are several different choices for the air conditioning system.  The system selection must consider how the decision affects all the interested parties over the life of the building, including the developer, contractors, building management, owner, and/or dwelling owner in the case of a condominium.  Ultimately, all these groups have common goals, but how they prioritize these goals may differ.  The developer...
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ASHRAE Honors Gus Faris with Distinguished Service Award

July 22, 2019

Gus Faris, Nailor Industries Inc. Vice President of Engineering and a Life Member ASHRAE, is presented with the ASHRAE Distinguished Service Award by Sheila J. Hayter P.E., ASHRAE President (2018-2019).  The Distinguished Service Award salutes members of any grade who have served the Society faithfully and with distinction and who have given freely of their time and talent in chapter, regional and Society activities.

Congratulations Gus and thank you for all you do!