For Boston's elegant Chilton Club, both the need for an hvac overhaul and the need to preserve its traditional atmosphere were extreme. A pressure-cooker schedule and downtown location made the endeavor all the more difficult. Here's the first of two parts on how the job got done.
The city of Commerce, CA, recently completed work on a $15 million aquatorium/recreational center that promises to serve as the state-of-the-art role model for future metropolitan recreational facilities across the
After experiencing many forced periods of inactivity during hot summer months because it lacked air conditioning, Sacramento City College’s (SCC) 65-year-old North Gym now sports a state-of-the-art, cost-efficient air conditioning
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.