Ashrae Journal - October 2008 - (Page 3)
CONTENTS Vol. 50, No. 10 | October 2008 12 Features 12 24 34 44 52 60 ASHRAE’s Living Lab By Ronald E. Jarnagin and Michael R. Brambley, Ph.D. Sizing Pipe Using Life-Cycle Costs By Steven T. Taylor, P.E., and Molly McGuire, P.E. 24 82 90 34 Standing Columns Building Sciences Blame It on ‘Star Trek’: Solving IAQ Problems By Joseph W. Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng. Emerging Technologies Liquid Desiccant Air Conditioners Energy-Efficient Data Centers: A Close-Coupled Row Solution By John Bean and Kevin Dunlap The Future of 90.1 By Mick Schwedler, P.E. ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170-2008: Ventilation Standard for Health Care Facilities By Paul Ninomura, P.E., and Richard Hermans, P.E. Grosvenor Humidity Chart By Donald P. Gatley, P.E. By John Dieckmann, Kurt Roth, Ph.D., and James Brodrick, Ph.D. Departments 5 6 8 22 89 96 101 104 Commentary Industry News Letters Meetings and Shows Special Products Products Classified Advertising Advertising Index Special Sections 10 69 H1 ASHRAE Headquarters Report ASHRAE Research Report ASHRAE Honor Roll ASHRAE® Journal (ISSN 0001-2491) MISSION STATEMENT | ASHRAE Journal reviews current HVAC&R technology of broad interest through publication of application-oriented articles. ASHRAE Journal’s editorial content ranges from back-to-basics features to reviews of emerging technologies, covering the entire spectrum of professional interest from design and construction practices to commissioning and the service life of HVAC&R environmental systems. PUBLISHED MONTHLY | Copyright 2008 by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc., 1791 Tullie Circle N.E., Atlanta, GA 30329. Periodicals postage paid at Atlanta, Georgia, and additional mailing offices. LETTERS/MANUSCRIPTS | Letters to the editor and manuscripts for publication should be sent to: Fred Turner, Editor, ASHRAE Journal, firstname.lastname@example.org. SUBSCRIPTIONS | $8 per single copy (includes postage and handling on mail orders). Subscriptions for members $6 per year, included with annual dues, not deductible. Nonmember $59 (includes postage in USA); $79 (includes postage for Canadian); $149 international (includes air mail). Expiration dates vary for both member and nonmember subscriptions. Payment (U.S. funds) required with all orders. CHANGE OF ADDRESS | Requests must be received at subscription office eight weeks before effective date. Send both old and new addresses for the change. ASHRAE members may submit address changes at www.ashrae.org/address. POSTMASTER | Send form 3579 to: ASHRAE Journal, 1791 Tullie Circle N.E., Atlanta, GA 30329. Canadian Agreement Number 40064709. MICROFILM | This publication is microfilmed by National Archive Publishing Company. For information on cost and issues available, contact NAPC at 800-420-NAPC or www.napubco.com. ONLINE at ASHRAE.org | Feature articles are available online. Members can access articles at no cost. Nonmembers may purchase articles at www.ashrae.org/bookstore. PUBLICATION DISCLAIMER | ASHRAE has compiled this publication with care, but ASHRAE has not investigated and ASHRAE expressly disclaims any duty to investigate any product, service, process, procedure, design or the like which may be described herein. The appearance of any technical data, editorial material or advertisement in this publication does not constitute endorsement, warranty or guarantee by ASHRAE of any product, service, process, procedure, design or the like. ASHRAE does not warrant that the information in this publication is free of errors and ASHRAE does not necessarily agree with any statement or opinion in this publication. The entire risk of the use of any information in this publication and its supplement is assumed by the user.
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Ashrae Journal - October 2008