This month’s Facility File will focus on the B2B June test for an HVAC application on a college campus with a building program to construct a new 12-classroom facility. The project delivery method is integrated project delivery (IPD).
Cornell’s Bill and Melinda Gates Hall required a suitably thoughtful design process. After considerable analysis, an unusual strategy emerged, led by chilled beams and DOAS with key dehumidification elements.
Why was one floor’s laboratory ventilation failing to keep up, when it was even the closest floor to the rooftop fans? Some system sleuthing led two engineers to a fitting conclusion. Read more stories in May Issue 2017.