New HVAC Technologies Help Administrators Meet Indoor Environment Goals

S-Brescia1Schools Strive for Efficiency, Comfort

The new Brescia University College residence hall and dining complex’s rooftop modular steel mounting frame system supports 34 Mitsubishi Electric City-Multi Series VRF condensers as well as the RectorSeal line set protection duct manufactured out of corrosion- and scratch-resistant ZAM (zinc/aluminum/magnesium)-coated metal. (Photo courtesy of Baymar Supply)

Across the country, school administrators are realizing the importance of good IAQ and a comfortable indoor environment, which both contribute significantly to student success. In the following case studies, school administrators employ solutions like variable-refrigerant flow (VRF), thermal energy storage, energy recovery, and variable-speed technology to achieve energy efficiency while ensuring occupant comfort and health.