Located in the heart of Appalachian coal mining country, this facility is a multi-story, steel, concrete, and brick structure. For the majority of the building’s 20+ year life, operations and maintenance personnel have received occupant complaints about the building’s poor water quality. Water quality complaints included visual discoloration and taste. Comprehensive water quality tests were… Read More
Renovating a facility is a complex undertaking. Properly communicating the project design to clients, contractors, and authorities is the goal. Even the generic term “Renovating” can be incorrect for particular projects. Defining appropriate building code and life safety terminology begins with model building codes and standards. These model building codes and standards are adopted by States… Read More
For the 2017 APT DC Energy Symposium, we presented case studies on several historic projects where we were able to save energy with the mechanical systems. We also addressed humidity control in historic buildings. Download our presentation from the 2017 APT DC Energy Symposium.