Death Valley: the Ultimate Test for Evaporative Cooling

Scofield, Mike; Des Champs, Nicholas H.
July 2006
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jul2006, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p40
Presents information on an indirect/direct cooling project in Death Valley National Park in California. Temperature at the National Park Service's Cow Creek maintenance facility; Quality of water in Death Valley; Challenges faced by the design team aside from hard water.


Related Articles

  • National Park Service Revises "Call To Action," NPCA Suggests Further Changes.  // National Parks Traveler;9/2/2012, p1 

    The article reports on the revision of the U.S. National Park Service's Call to Action document. It states that the agency released the 2012 revised version of the document with changes including the improvement of employee commitment, leadership, and communication and improvement of water and...

  • Is "fair" good enough? DiDonato, Eva M. // Park Science;Spring2010, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p32 

    The article presents a case study of the water quality management in national parks in the U.S. It discusses various issues on coastal resource that were addressed by the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) which can affect the ecosystem and human health. It describes the partnership between NPS...

  • Why Mountain Biking is a National Park Conservation Solution.  // IMBA Trail News;2002, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p10 

    This article deals with the changing perspective of the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) on providing bicycling opportunities. NPS officials at both the national and individual park level recognize that bicycling can help address several concerns about congestion, air quality and visitor...

  • Volunteers vs. Professionals in the Parks. Pritchard, Paul C. // National Parks;Nov/Dec86, Vol. 60 Issue 11/12, p5 

    Examines the question of using volunteers or professional staff to manage national parks in the U.S. Increase in the reliance of the U.S. National Park Service on volunteers; Role played by professionals in managing cultural resources; Existence of opportunities for cooperation between...

  • Administration Plans Shakeup At Top Levels of Park Service.  // National Parks;Jan/Feb87, Vol. 61 Issue 1/2, p6 

    Reports on the plan of the U.S. government to reorganize the Park Service. 'New York Times' December 9, 1986 article about the plan of the U.S. Interior Department to revamp its senior service personnel; Negative reactions of conservationists and National Park Service (NPS) officials on the...

  • Overflights: Doing What's Right. Butcher, Devereux // National Parks;Jan/Feb87, Vol. 61 Issue 1/2, p8 

    Presents a letter to the editor criticizing the U.S. Park Service, published in the January/February 1987 issue of the magazine 'National Parks'.

  • Congress Appropriates NPS Budget for 1988.  // National Parks;Mar/Apr88, Vol. 62 Issue 3/4, p12 

    Reports that the U.S. Congress has completed action on fiscal 1988 appropriations for the U.S. National Park Service (NPS). Budget allocated for the NPS; Increases for construction and land acquisition; Budget for resource management and technical assistance for rivers and trails.

  • Exporting Park Know-How. Drabelle, Dennis // National Parks;Mar/Apr89, Vol. 63 Issue 3/4, p32 

    Focuses on the U.S. National Park Service's (NPS) international office that serves as the NPS link to foreign countries and international organizations. Office's representation of the NPS in implementing treaties and providing assistance to various countries in park management; Collaboration...

  • Budget sparks debate about park fees.  // National Parks;Jul/Aug93, Vol. 67 Issue 7/8, p8 

    Discusses proposed methods for boosting the revenues and funds of the United States National Park System. Shortfall in operations funds amounting to $48 million; Need for better research and study of the parks; Recommended higher entry and recreation fees for national parks and public lands;...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics