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.
Why was one floor’s laboratory ventilation failing to keep up, when it was even the closest floor to the rooftop fans? Some system sleuthing led two engineers to a fitting conclusion. Read more stories in May Issue 2017.