Andreasen, a senior hydronics instructor and professional HVAC engineer, joined Tour & Andersson in 1985. For the past 15 years, he has supported the Danish engineering community in the design of HVAC plants, and assisted contractors and commissioning companies in installation, balancing, and troubleshooting large installations. A member of the TA Hydronic College teaching staff since 2000, Bjarne regularly presents to audiences in Scandinavia, as well as Austria, Spain, China, Singapore, and North America.
Effective hydronics, like many things in life, is about maintaining balance. Learn more about achieving the three key conditions necessary for giving your modern controller a fighting chance to do its job.
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.