Jack Nelson is a principal at ESI with over 20 years of experience in design, engineering, construction, commissioning, and operation of mechanical and electrical building systems. The majority of Nelson’s system engineering and design work has been in existing critical facilities such as hospitals, laboratories, and data centers where interruption of services is not possible .
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.