is principal of LV Engineering and has many years of engineering
experience in construction and manufacturing. Her background in
construction includes plan/spec and design/build projects including
numerous LEED® projects
on the East Coast, in the Midwest, and Southwest U.S. Her focus is
projects utilizing energy-saving designs and sustainable methods.
people pay for deluxe accommodations, one thing they don’t expect
for their money is to be cold. Hydronic radiant systems can serve
with distinction in several areas of these properties, whether in
group spaces like atria or dining rooms or smaller settings such as
child care and guest baths. Heed some cautionary tips about proper
construction and design process considerations, and then see where
this approach can give you and future occupants a nice, warm feeling.
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.