Therm-O-Disc (Mansfield, OH) launched an e-commerce site for 24-hour, on-line global order capability. The site, http://www.thermodisc.com. Customers can access the site for same-day shipping of nearly 200 styles of Therm-O-Disc bimetal thermostats and Microtemp(r) thermal cutoffs. An email feedback link is available for customer questions and feedback.
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.