Butler is principal and general manager of engineering for IPS. He has more than 24 years of experience in facility design, construction, and operations, and his ex-pertise is in the engineering and leadership of large, technically complex, engineering-intensive facilities._His expertise is in the engineering and leadership of large, technically complex, engineering-intensive facilities. In addition, he is presently a member of ISPE’s Baseline Guide for Laboratories committee and has written and collaborated on several chapters for the new guideline.
One steam is clean. Another steam is chemical-free. Are they interchangeable? And what effects do pharmaceutical manufacturing best practices and regulations have on the usual humidification specification process? Let this brief but specific article be your prescription for wiser design.
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.