At the end of a short week, Kevin Heslin's ES Blog entry discusses how the upcoming DataCenters21 gathering puts these facilities in perspective. Plus, new O&M-related news from ASHRAE tops both Industry News and Issues & Events. Click around and keep up!
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.