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Building energy modeling can help build an HVAC plan

January 9, 2018

A healthcare facility HVAC systems should provide a healthy, comfortable environment as efficiently as possible, according to an article on the Health Facilities Management website.

Building energy models can help facilities reach top efficiency levels and comply with building codes and the LEED rating system.

When used during the design process, energy modeling is one of the best tools that engineers have to design high-performance, cost-effective buildings and HVAC systems, the article said.

Before analyzing system options, define the project requirements and identify climate- and building-specific design strategies.

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