Scofield is president of Conservation Mechanical Systems in Sebastapol, CA and a registered professional engi-neer in both California and Colorado. He is an ASHRAE Fellow and serves on The College of Fellows Committee for Society.
thought that might get your attention. A wider envelope for
ASHRAE-recommended conditions, attention to traditional topics like
air contamination and water treatment, and work on new technology all
offer opportunities for teams willing to expand their horizons. You
might be surprised at some of the cities best poised to take
advantage of today’s circumstances.
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.