From a new 50% glass-walled terminal at one of the world’s busiest passenger airports to an innovative approach to providing cooling for huge water supply pumps, and finally to an unusual method of cooling and ventilating a new performing arts school, Dallas-Fort Worth design firms have their hands full. Read on to see how these three projects have driven innovation in the heart of the Lone Star state.
Two vastly different projects faced substantial challenges and turned to temporary HVAC for relief. Whether the goal was maintaining comfort for the amateur test-driving crowd or managing post-Katrina humidity for a recovering hotel, success was a matter of evaluating the challenge accurately and weighing options accordingly.
A few circumstances in a data center make it ripe for a CHP design to boost efficiency. Let’s get into the options within both relevant chiller types, why payback may be shorter than expected, and the assorted potential benefits from lower costs to higher reliability. Some tips from an array of manufacturers’ reps round out this useful investigation.