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.
Retrieving every last bit of performance from the system while stopping short of the surge line is no small feat. Dig into sizing, tower selection, chilled water loads and stability, and condenser water management to leave no efficiency stone unturned. Read more in April issue