The 250 South Wacker building reportedly houses a first for American HVAC installations. That might sound exotic, but as you’ll see, the author delivers the story behind this retrofit in a matter-of-fact manner that belies the step forward taken by the owner and project team. Da beams may never be quite as popular as Da Bears in Chicago, but they’re bound to spread as other project embrace the concept’s advantages.
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.