The Comcast Center, University of Maryland’s $125 million basketball arena, has completed its first year of service to Terrapin athletic programs. Among the arena’s many innovative design features is a
The Dearborn Civic Arts Center recently benefited from a major $43 million, three-year renovation that involved extensive HVAC and BAS work. The center's centerpiece is its 1,200-seat theater, which required
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.