consistency of the process is part of commissioning’s value, but
each project includes different obstacles, installation issues, and
client team backgrounds. To coordinate performance in the piping,
expansion tanks, pumps, and other components of popular hydronics
systems, it takes a sound strategy of documentation, discussion, and
testing. From owner’s requirements to post-occupancy follow-up,
review how to put all the pieces together.
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.