Software monitoring saved a San Diego pharmaceutical lab 45% in energy costs.The U.S. pharmaceutical industry consumes nearly $1 billion in energy annually. Lab facilities often have environmental and cleanroom requirements
Chilled beams installed at the Marywood University School of Architecture reduced energy consumption and saved space.Colleges and universities are changing the way they approach construction projects, and Marywood University is
Non-standard 15-in. diameter liners with smaller, custom flanges helped a boiler retrofit fit into the CHA Flannery Senior Apartments in Chicago.Like many buildings of its era, the 47-year-old CHA Flannery
A new steam humidification system and air exchangers improved IAQ and reduced skin problems for residents of the Middletown Home in Middletown, PA.Humidification makes surprising difference for seniors and staffWhen
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.