Gundlach is sales and service
metallurgical engineer and Lu is quality manager for Michigan
Seamless Tube, LLC. MST participates in both the ASTM and ASME
committees and task groups involved with the Creep Strength Enhanced
Ferritic Steels to better understand the changes and demands on these
materials. MST continues to work with its partners to maintain the
high quality that its customers expect and require for these
applications. After rigorous efforts to develop these newest steel
grades, MST is confident that it’s time for these high-quality
products to become available to meet the industry’s needs.
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.