In a properly designed and installed system, a radiant heating ceiling system can make all of the difference in the world as it pertains to occupant comfort. Many times, these retrofit heating panels are placed to counter poor system designs and/or controls.
As an organization, The Radiant Professionals Alliance is in the “rebuild” mode. We are scrubbing all of our previously existing educational presentations and general presentation materials for rebranding under the new RPA logo, developing new online training materials and adding new course materials and instructors for these convenient online training courses, etc.
This is my second column in a series of articles about radiant ceiling heating and cooling systems. My next experience with radiant ceilings was an artistic radiator that I built and installed in my home office basement. It was similar to a panel radiator, except that it was completely made of copper.
As I pointed out in my last article, the possibility of having a well-meaning volunteer drywall installer with a cordless screw gun and very sharp screws in hand gave the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) and me some concern.
Fuel prices are expected to hold steady in 2014, but the need for businesses to stay competitive while keeping operating costs down remains strong. Since fuel is the largest fleet operating expense, efficient fuel utilization is essential....More