A Case for Round Ductwork

Rectangular ductwork has traditionally been used for HVAC renovation projects, especially for interior ductwork. Of late, round ductwork is being considered more as an option for external ductwork use, in the right conditions. Recently, when renovating multiple buildings as part of a single project, it became apparent that long runs of external ductwork should be… Read More

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