As for the HVAC engineer, he will take the program information and craft a Basis of Design (BofD) using the suggested BofD template on Page 2 of this B2B. For this month’s test, we have documented the BP for a museum building addition. On page 2 of this B2B, the reader shall complete the BofD by filling in the pertinent data drawing upon the BP information provided and from pertinent reference documents such as local weather data design criteria, etc., for Las Vegas, NV. Find the answers to the BofD here.
This museum addition is to be a 24,000-sq-ft, two-story with a basement below grade. The building addition will be open to the public on the first and second floor, while a private collection in a 800-sq-ft climate-controlled room will be located in the basement along with the administrative space. Utilities will be provided from the existing building mechanical and electrical infrastructure along with the building’s city water source.