Delahoyde, northeastern regional sales manager with PSI/Pikotek, an EnPro Industries company, has spent most of his career in sealing and flange isolation to protect piping systems from corrosion. He holds and has been instrumental in the granting of several patents in the field of corrosion, and for the past 10 years has developed many refinements to elastomeric modular mechanical seals. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin.
How can you really, really seal any gap between your pipe and the rest of the wall that just had a hole put in it to accommodate the pipe’s path? That’s a question we haven’t asked in these pages before. Learn about the available technology, bolt/nut combinations, and more to maintain a safe long-term relationship between these elements of your building systems and your building.
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.