Research indicates that being casual with actual tube placement can cause extra trouble, at least in terms of the system's performance and energy demands. Here's the news on finding just the right depth. By John Siegenthaler, P.E.
Many engineers tend to avoid or delegate the nitty gritty of a ground source heat pump system, from soil moisture effects to building system (im) balance. It's time for designers to get in the loop. Learn more about Grounded In Reality in the December issue. Other topics in the December issue include health care HVAC, Boilders, check out the Back2Basics, and more.