What if you could see into the future and see how your past health care
designs might affect a facility in the future? You can; you just need
to take the time to learn from the past. Or even better, learn from
the past of others whose designs didn’t go quite as well as they
had expected, thanks to this thoughtful interrogation from a forensic
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.