The 67,000-sq-ft McBurney YMCA features a health and wellness center, paddleball courts, and a perimeter running track, but the focal point of the facility is the 7,000-sq-ft natatorium, which features
HVAC design engineers and contractors are no strangers to difficult installations, especially when it comes to retrofit applications. During design and planning stages, architects sometimes don’t give equipment rooms the
Monroe College, in New York City's Bronx borough, needed to install an HVAC system in King Hall, a turn-of-the century brick building, while maintaining the building's aesthetic beauty. A high-velocity,
With the tremendous heat load produced by mission-critical broadcast operations servers and associated high-tech equipment at the corporate headquarters of Scripps Networks (Knoxville, TN) mechanical engineer Greg Farmer needed a
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.