Faced with 16- to 22-year-old cooling equipment that required repeated compressor replacements and couldn't meet the cooling demands of its school buildings, the Humble Independent School District (ISD) in Humble,
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.