Design - Build Failures Involving Geothermal Systems

Lotz, William A.
September 2006
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Sep2006, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p56
The article focuses on two lawsuits regarding the installation of geothermal systems to a building. A lawsuit was filed against the design-build HVAC contractor of a wood-framed resort. Some of the problems at the resort are the 10-F-deadband temperature controls and the leaks in the zone valves. The owner of an office building filed a suit against the HVAC contractor due to the failure of its HVAC design.


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