The steam systems at two Church of Saint Mary schools in Manhasset, NY were in need of a serious overhaul. High fuel cost and inadequate comfort presented officials at both the high school and elementary school with a quandary.
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.