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.
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.