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industry news
Industry Roundup
Honeywell Plans HFO Plant
MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J.—Honeywell International plans to modernize an existing plant in Baton Rouge, La., to manufacture HFO-1234ze, one of the company’s new low global warming refrigerants. The chemical, which has a GWP of 6, is intended as a replacement for HFC-134a, which has a GWP of 1,430, as a blowing agent and propellant for insulation and aerosols. It also is being considered for large stationary refrigeration applications. According to Honeywell, 5.1 billion aerosol containers were produced in Europe in 2009. Four billion were produced in the U.S. The company will complete a $33 million modernization of the plant in 2013. Honeywell also is involved in the production of HFO-1234yf for automotive air conditioning.

unt Building energy Lab
DENTON, Texas—The University of North Texas is building a research laboratory that will enable professors and students to test technologies for net zero energy buildings. Yong Tao, Member ASHRAE, chairman of the UNT department of mechanical engineering, said the 1,200 ft2 (110 m2) facility will be flexible, meaning that the material inside will be removable, from wall to floor. Construction of the $1.15 million facility is expected to be completed in early 2012. It will include solar panels and operate on geothermal as well as wind power. Features include on-site photovoltaic systems that can generate 55,184 kWh a year, triple-glazed windows and graywater tank for toilet flushing. The envelope is super sealed with walls (R-40) and roofs (R-60) that are more than 1 ft thick (305 mm).

Maine’s ‘greenest’ building is the Bosarge Family Education Center.

Maine’s Greenest Building Opens
BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine—The Bosarge Family Education Center is being described as the “greenest building in Maine,” offsetting all of its energy needs by producing electricity on site. The 8,000 ft2 (740 m2) LEED Platinum building opened July 15 and includes a visitor center, office space and adaptable classroom space for events and gatherings.

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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011

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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011
Contents
Commentary
Industry News
Letters
Meetings and Shows
Feature Articles
2011–12 Presidential Address: Sustaining ASHRAE Through Leadership
Retrocommissioning Older Buildings
Liquid Refrigerant Pumping in Industrial Refrigeration Systems
Technology Award Case Studies:
Hospital Upgrade: Heat Recovery, Geothermal Save Energy
Cool Weather Savings: Using Hybrid Refrigeration Systems for Chiller Retrofit
Special Section
InfoCenter
Standing Columns
Solar NZEB Project
Emerging Technologies
Special Products
IAQ Applications
Washington Report
People
Products
Classified Advertising
Advertisers Index
ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Intro
ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - ASHRAE Journal - August 2011
ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Cover2
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Contents
ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Commentary
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Industry News
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - 9
ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Letters
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Meetings and Shows
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - 2011–12 Presidential Address: Sustaining ASHRAE Through Leadership
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Retrocommissioning Older Buildings
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Liquid Refrigerant Pumping in Industrial Refrigeration Systems
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Hospital Upgrade: Heat Recovery, Geothermal Save Energy
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - 47
ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Cool Weather Savings: Using Hybrid Refrigeration Systems for Chiller Retrofit
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - 51
ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - InfoCenter
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Solar NZEB Project
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Emerging Technologies
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Special Products
ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - IAQ Applications
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Washington Report
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - People
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Products
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Classified Advertising
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ASHRAE Journal - August 2011 - Advertisers Index
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