Rabiah is a supervising mechanical engineer with Syska Hennessy Group, San Diego. He is retired from the University of Michigan after 28 years as a facility engineer. His area of expertise covers HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, and elevators.
In addition to promoting the efficiency and economy of providing a
fancoil unit for each lab space to complement a more typical VAV
approach, the author also submits a few tips for the design and
submittal process for consultants.