Is there a better strategy for warm-weather humidity control waiting somewhere out there? For environments like pharmaceutical or micro-electronic facilities, the coil bypass technique could be the answer. The author crunches some hard numbers to examine the advantages of using "free reheat."
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.