Do you know what you think you know about US/EU cleanroom classifications, HEPA efficiency, and air change rules of thumb? And what does that leak really mean for performance? Read on for further tales from the road to science-based environmental control in biopharmaceutical facilities.
bad news is that energy efficiency has understandably never been job
one in the pharmaceutical industry. The good news is that
opportunities abound for real progress as a new emphasis on
sustainability grows. The author offers more than a daily dose of
industry-specific insight while outlining why higher efficiency need
not be a bitter pill to swallow.
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.