As the burden of building data gets heavier, strategies for managing it take to the sky, so to speak. Whether it’s sorting your services smartly or learning to use SCADA or OPC, modern building automation aims to help you succeed by keeping your head in the clouds and your feet on the ground.
Trainees should see the big picture behind the mentoring process.From the time I got into this business 43 years ago this month, I have had the benefit of working with many helpful people who have contributed to my career. In turn, I have strived to do the same.
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.