Clements is a project engineer with HGA Architects and Engineers. He has been involved in all aspects of the process, from project conceptual planning and design through construction administration. His responsibilities include design coordination, code analysis, mechanical team coordination, client contact, and preparation of plans, details, and specifications for construction. Although he has worked in a wide variety of project types, his focus is on performing art centers, auditoriums, concert halls, and other such performance spaces.
Many engineers tend to avoid or delegate the nitty gritty of a ground source heat pump system, from soil moisture effects to building system (im) balance. It's time for designers to get in the loop. Learn more about Grounded In Reality in the December issue. Other topics in the December issue include health care HVAC, Boilders, check out the Back2Basics, and more.