The entire energy industry is in flux. Gasoline prices have almost tripled, natural gas prices are spiking, and electricity prices are escalating. All of these historically stable energy products were once part of a very simple and easy to manage budget process. Today, they have become a triple threat to business profitability.
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.