Unfortunately, there are still hundreds, if not thousands, of buildings with serious and lingering IAQ problems, but they could alleviate the situation with simple and cost-effective hvac control techniques.
Last month, the story of how an historic Boston facility in need of a retrofit met the program management process. This month, the team installs a wide variety of improvements, and a delicate project comes to fruition.
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.