How Engineers are Helping Developers Meet their Green Building Objectives

From Building Design & Construction

Jeff Boldt, Principal and Director of Engineering for KJWW Engineering Consultants, was ticking off the benefits of well-designed duct systems for making buildings operate efficiently: shorter duct paths equal less volume of ductwork and lower costs. Less ductwork can also mean higher average ceilings. Direct duct paths (fewer turns) means fans use less power, which helps with energy compliance and minimizes noise complaints.

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