have a population with special concerns and vulnerabilities in case
of fire. To maintain an effective passive smoke management system in
health care environments, make sure you know how to incorporate and
maintain smoke dampers in a life safety design meeting IBC, NFPA, and
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.