It is the author's opinion that the engineering design community is on the verge of a major shift in its ventilation air delivery and mechanical system design paradigm. This article presents the reasons that engineers are seriously considering dedicated outdoor air systems, and what the new paradigm will likely be.
Why was one floor’s laboratory ventilation failing to keep up, when it was even the closest floor to the rooftop fans? Some system sleuthing led two engineers to a fitting conclusion. Read more stories in May Issue 2017.