The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. has released three new motion control products. Each of the new devices is designed to improve the performance of automation systems, and to compound the improvement in system effectiveness when used in combination.
Mitsubishi Electric U.S. Cooling & Heating Division is now offering the CITY MULTI® VRF Dedicated Outdoor Air System. The system is designed to supply outdoor ventilation air to a building independent of the HVAC air distribution or conditioning system.
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.