The author, from a firm
specializing in third-party and commissioning services, reviews the three most
common methods of smoke control before going on to offer some useful tips for
the design and construction process. The goal is keeping it simple in design
while avoiding late-stage complexities and delays when everyone’s attention is
turning to occupancy. By Matthew Bishop, E.I., LEED® AP
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.