Waukesha Memorial Hospital in Waukesha, WI, is a full-service health care facility comprising some 900,000 sq ft. Established in 1914, the hospital employs approximately 2,480 people with a maximum capacity
The state of Arizona's School Facilities Board, which governs all building improvements at state schools, recently established minimum facilities guidelines for all schools in Arizona. Any school that is measured
The Simcoe County District School Board in central Ontario, Canada has 115 school and support buildings spread over almost 2,000 square miles. It sought to incorporate more consistency, efficiency, and
After two cooling seasons, a 575-ton, dual centrifugal chiller installed in the Harbor Point Condominiums building has exceeded the 30% savings on electric usage estimated by the engineering firms.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital sought the ability to allow its staff members the ability to adjust the temperatures in patient rooms, intensive care rooms, laboratories, and surgery suites.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
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.