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Dr. Lily Wang, PhD P.E. and professor at the Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, conducted a two-year study of classroom acoustics to determine whether a relationship exists between...
This article was published in ASHRAE Journal, May 2013. Copyright 2013 ASHRAE. Posted at www.ashrae.org. Used by permission granted to SMACNA-BC. This article may not be copied and/or distributed electronically or in paper form without...
Project owner: Euro-rite Cabinets 212 - 19100 Airport Way Pitt Meadows, BCMechanical Contractor: Smith Sheet Metal Works Ltd. In 2013, Euro-rite Cabinets moved its facilities from Port Coquitlam where the company had occupied two different buildings...
Roto-Die hydraulic sheet metal bending equipment is found wherever sheet metal is formed, and has made a name for itself in the commercial and residential manufacturing markets. The Roto-Die hydraulic sheet metal press brake is versatile and...
Everyone knows that space is cold. In the vast gulf between stars and galaxies, the temperature of gaseous matter routinely drops to 3 degrees K, or 454 degrees below zero Fahrenheit. It’s about to get even colder. NASA researchers are...
CanaData is projecting Canada’s total construction investment in 2014 will reach the $300 billion mark — a monumental figure considering exactly a decade ago total construction investment in this country was $154...
William Bahnfleth’s 2013-14 presidential theme—Shaping the Next—focuses on embracing ASHRAE’s responsibility to fellow humans and the earth by developing the professional community and becoming more global in...
The Sheet Metal Workers TrainingCenter (SMWTC) held its annualApprentice Contest in November atthe SMWTC facility in Surrey. Twenty-five Local 280 participants completed the competition, which consisted of seven hours theory, layout,  and...
This article was published in ASHRAE Journal, May 2013. Copyright 2013 ASHRAE. Posted at www.ashrae.org. Used by permission granted to SMACNA-BC. This article may not be copied and/or distributed electronically or in paper form without...
The first plasma systems used on early HVAC duct machines were adapted from a couple of plasma manufacturers' plasma cutting product lines. These machines were typically used for hand held cutting applications or for robotic and CNC...