It’s one thing to aim for LEED® Platinum status for your company’s new offices. It’s another to do it in a region of the world where nobody is familiar with a design and documentation process of that complexity. Borrowing sustainability goals from the U.S. and on-site support from a group in India, this controls company integrated multiple protocols, touchscreen phones, solar chillers and more for the Middle East’s first LEED building of any level.
NSF International is in the business of writing standards for and certifying a wide range of products and consumer goods, so consistency and continuity are essential to protecting a reputation. When the Michigan company needed a humidification retrofit, it needed a system to maintain testing conditions; what it got saved operating expenses and reduced labor as well. See how the project performed and learn some in’s and out’s of adiabatic design and installation along the way.
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.