Executing a large and complex boiler decentralization mission with an aggressive timetable and ongoing critical activities is fraught with engineering versions of land mines, pitfalls, and friendly fire. What better facility to undertake this mission than a U.S. Marine Corps training site? See how solid planning and team performance hurdled multiple obstacles to improve economy and service for 125 buildings.
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.