From videotaping an initial discussion about past projects to deploying vertical duct distribution, no idea was too unconventional for this unusual retrofit: transforming an aging hotel into a modern biomedical facility. Get the story, with an emphasis on how the different project entities worked with each other and ultimately earned a LEED® rating to boot.
ATC: automatic temperature control sequence of operationFPT: functional performance test narrative to demonstrate the system performance to the commissioning engineer and/or building ownerNo sooner had the July edition of the
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.