This cooling technology continues to expand its presence in the United States. Here, the author delves into the functional criteria and operational benefits for using chilled beams, highlighting the system at one medical school’s large research facility.
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.