Orta is a mechanical engineer, focusing on the design and engineering of HVAC systems, the development and approval of specifications and the punctual issuance of construction documents. Orta ensures that projects are in compliance with building codes and project criteria. Orta coordinates the computer design staff for the mechani-cal department and handles the quality control.
University of Chicago has combined an underground library with a domed reading room. Throw in a restoration room for work on rare and sensitive materials, and you have a three-tiered
engineering challenge for ventilation, humidification, dehumidification, and filtration.
The high-profile equipment involves an efficient, resilient trigeneration plant to provide heating, cooling, and power service. However, UConn’s most critical asset may be its forward-thinking, campus-wide energy strategy. Read more stories in June Issue 2017.