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William G. Porter, P.E., DBIA

Porter is senior vice president and mechanical engineer with the architectural and engineering firm, Hayes, Seay, Mattern & Mattern, Inc., (Virginia Beach, VA) and is the firm’s principal in charge of justice and public safety projects.

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Keeping Your 'Cool' In Prison

Think of all the considerations that go into a good design, and then add a separate and unusually vital layer of security concerns, and that begins to approximate the situation for correctional facility HVAC. This article evaluates many common options, giving particular attention to equipment placement and which ventilation strategies adapt well to life behind bars.  
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