The PR-Series from Addison provides fresh air for critical facilities such as schools and universities, health care facilities and hospitals, and hotels and resort complexes. Addison recently introduced the PR-Series semi-custom packaged rooftop system for commercial, institutional, and industrial applications. The company says the series is a highly efficient, packaged rooftop heating and air conditioning system that offers design flexibility with a wide selection of factory options, as well as the ability to accept custom options for specific job requirements.
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.