As automation reaches into nearly aspect of hvac, the application issues surrounding variable-frequency drives are evolving regularly. Learn about the new generation and how to harness the latest advantages.
By Timothy Coyle, P.E.
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.