A window and door manufacturer that used up to 100,000 lb/hr of steam was informed that its steam source was being eliminated. No problem! Working with a design firm forged a clear vision: overhauls of its steam and biomass systems, plus a warm-water recovery plan that took advantage of (and protected) the local environment. See how the company’s HVAC emerged renewed and renewable.
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.