Kosik is a managing principal at EYP Mission Critical Facilities (EYP MCF), and a member of the firm’s Technology Council, EYP MCF’s R&D organization. He is the leader of “Moving Towards Sustainability,” one of eight corporate pillars at EYP MCF, which is focused on the research, development, and implementation of sustainable, energy-efficient, and environmentally responsible design strategies for data centers and other high-performance building types. His projects have earned 19 ASHRAE Awards.
Environmental control in critical facilities faces a few hurdles, but here’s one you don’t hear much: We just haven’t been doing it that long. Learning about real effects of different conditions on equipment is another key to saving energy and avoiding design overkill. As the author explains, a little context balanced with a commitment to precision criteria will go a long way in this environment.
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.