From Dream Job to Nightmare

Sherwood, Steve
September 2006
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Sep2006, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p20
The author relates his experience in being a mechanical engineer for a regional office of the U.S. National Park Service. Some of his duties included providing design and technical assistance to more than 60 sites. He performed a heat-and-gain study for a Victorian-inspired home which have water damage in the ceiling that had been caused by the attic air conditioner. The units were replaced with properly sized high-efficiency gas furnaces and high seasonal-energy-efficiency ratio condensing units.


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