Reduce energy costs for ventilation and emission
control systems with careful attention to four basic factors. Deeper within
this quartet of concerns, seemingly minor elements like side draft hoods and
extra elbows can inflate costs further, but smart fan design and good pressure
monitoring can save the day (and the budget). By Gerry Lanham, P.E.
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.