Schools: They’re for more than academics

There are approximately 6,000 waking hours in a year. America’s children spend more than 1,150 hours in school. That’s 1/6th of their lifetime for an average of 13 years. Not only is academic enrichment a focus of a school building, but extra-curricular activities...

Air Distribution in Data Centers

According to a recent study by BlueWeave Consulting, the 2021 data center market in the United States alone is worth over $206 billion and it is predicted to grow over 10% annually. Starting off as rooms to house large mainframe computers in the 1940’s and 1950’s,...

Energy Recovery: When & Why You Need to Use It

Energy recovery technology helps reduce the overall heating and cooling load on a building by utilizing already conditioned air from the space to help precondition the air coming into the building. In summer, hot humid air is precooled and dehumidified and in winter,...

Mixed Room Air Distribution

We have all had that situation where you walk into a room or building and the air smells bad. It may be the smell of old food, a damp musty smell, or maybe the odor of a long-gone pet. One thing is for sure, the air just smells … stale. A properly designed space with...

Can Hospitals and Aesthetics Go Hand in Hand?

Building construction is a phenomenal process! Watching plans come together, the collaboration between trades and, finally, watching the mighty assembly take place. All building construction has this in common no matter if you are designing a residential home or a...

Design Considerations for Lab Exhaust Systems

Designing a laboratory exhaust system can be complex and challenging. There are numerous factors that must be considered to ensure a safe, effective and energy efficient solution. These factors include the type and concentration of the exhaust, exhaust orientation...