forecast for new construction on campus may be cloudy, but these
three projects illuminate a brighter horizon for renovations. See how
3-D modeling, laser scanning, and BIM are enabling efficient
overhauls of existing buildings with disparate demands and purposes.
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.