The Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) Industry thrives on collaboration, but for decades, the industry has been fragmented. Leveraging collaboration can present new challenges in the digital age, and as design teams work to meet ever-increasing project demands, the industry must work together to develop new strategies for collaborative design and data management.
Choosing the right HVAC system for your proposed design is imperative, as it has a direct impact on building efficiency, utility bills, and occupant comfort. This task typically lies within the mechanical engineer’s scope; however, in cases where one has yet to be hired, there are some conventions we can follow to make an educated guess. This E-Book provides guidance for architects around choosing an HVAC system during the early stages of design.