When just updating the news isn't quite enough -- The ES editorial staff, columnists, and other friends of the magazine weigh in here with passing thoughts, a news item that deserves a boost, follow-up on articles in the magazine, and possibly the occasional rant.
A misheard Dylan song? No,
we're discussing an interesting article about one ancient HVAC strategy, and how
it found its way to a new home at modern-day Stanford. Of course, now it’s not
just ancient, it’s very, very green. Click through and have a look.
Without a doubt, chilled beams represent
one of the more interesting developing sectors of HVAC. We just got a
is hosting a GreenMech Solutions Talk Radio show about modular active
chilled beams tomorrow, July 15, at
Eastern. The guest is Darren Alexander from TWA.
appears to be a fairly neat, web-only talk-show format. If you want to
fun, dial (347) 838-8999. Or, if you simply want to listen in, here’s
Sure, like you, I have a couple of hobbies.
Have any of your hobbies become a leading online portal for
conversation among the movers and shakers of a major industry? Me,
neither. I guess that's how we know that we aren't Ken Sinclair.
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.