Well, a whole lot of the time, according to the author. Consider his
interesting perspective on the effort we pour into increasing
efficiency in buildings and what it gets us in the end with regard to
consumption. Also, can you guess the one sector that has actually
managed to reduce usage? Find out and read some theories why.
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.