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

Yassine Sebbata Earns PE License

Congratulations to Yassine Sebbata on earning his Professional Engineer license in the Commonwealth of Virginia! A graduate of the Henri Poincare University in France and the Faculte des Science & Techniques Mohammadia in Morrocco, Yassine passed both the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) and Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) – Mechanical exams. “We join Yassine in… Read More

Summer Consultants Awarded GSA Region 3 IDIQ Contract

Summer Consultants was awarded a $10 million IDIQ contract by the General Services Administration (GSA) Region 3 to provide full engineering design services for the repair, alteration, renovation and modernization of federal facilities throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Projects may include site investigations, pre-design and existing conditions studies, programming, renovation design and commissioning projects. Summer Consultants… 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