Category Archives: Resource List and other Resources

These posts link you to the resource list I developed and occasionally update

A Steam Heating Resources

I recently helped to present a class titled Steam and Hot Water Systems;  Design, Performance, and Commissioning Issues;  one in a series of classes I am involved with at the Pacific Energy Center.  Ryan and I have been trying to … Continue reading

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Site versus Source Energy

Author’s Note:  I originally posted this in September of 2007 and used a report I had found at that time to develop some of the source energy factors I used in my illustration.   Since then, I have found a number … Continue reading

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A New Commissioning Resource Website

For a while now, I have had this idea for a commissioning resource website floating around in the back of my head.  It seemed like there would be things that I could do with the way a website is organized … Continue reading

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A Free Electronic Psych Chart and How to Use It to Plot Basic HVAC Processes

Ryan Stroupe of the Pacific Energy Center recently worked out a deal that allows him to provide a free limited capability version of Hands Down Software’s electronic psych chart.  You can get a copy at this link and a overview … Continue reading

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Updated Resource List

This is just a quick post to let you know that I just put an updated copy of the resource list I use for my classes on the public space of my Google Drive. The biggest change from the previous … Continue reading

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Pneumatic Controls Resources

Since the post I recently put up on pneumatic controls (actually even before I did that), people occasionally ask me if there are resources out there that would help them better understand pneumatic controls.  Even though the industry is moving … Continue reading

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Updated Resource List

This is just a quick post to let you know that an updated version of the resource list I post here occasionally is available.  The changes/additions since the last version are generally as follows: I added a section with some … Continue reading

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