The key element for precise control of airflow, temperature, and humidity is achievable through multiple methods. This article examines the many factors that influence a decision about which method to use, and when. By Stephen J. Davis
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.