Exterior Duct Standards

Many buildings today utilize rooftop equipment. Generally speaking, most rooftop HVAC air handling units and exhaust fans are installed with duct connections made below the roof. Every once in a while, we find that roof mounted duct is required to get the air where it needs to go. Designing rooftop duct is not as simple… Read More

Summer Consultants Speaks at at JETC 2020

Summer Consultants’ senior mechanical engineers Anne Juran, PE, LEED AP BD+C, CxA and Jim Gawthrop, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP were featured speakers at the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Joint Engineering Training Conference n May 2020.  Due to current conditions, the conference was held virtually for the first time with webinars and a… Read More

Chilled Water Piping Corrosion

When designing new systems or upgrades to existing systems, we are focused on equipment and system selection to prevent corrosion of the interior of hydronic piping systems. While this is important for system longevity, in real life there are widespread vapor barrier failures in almost every chilled water system, leading to leaks and failures caused… Read More