has over 25 years of educational facilities design and construction
experience. He has been a senior PM in the UW Capital Projects Office
for four years, managing major projects. Prior to joining UW, he was
a PM on the Seattle Schools BEX (Building Excellence) program with
Heery-DKA for eight years.
The University of Washington is managing 21 LEED® projects at the moment, but few UW facilities aremore interdisciplinary than 90-year-old Savery Hall. Therefore, it was only appropriate that amixed-mode strategy including VRF and natural ventilation should combine the new and the oldto deliver a lesson in performance.
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.