passion for advancing sustainability in the field of mechanical
engineering is obvious from her project designs. Her eight years of
experience encompass an extensive list of complex projects and
professional accreditations. Frentrop specializes in HVAC system
design and ELCCA analysis as a lead mechanical engineer at Wood
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.
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.