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Post date: July 24, 2020
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By Matthew A. Crump PE

In my previous article, located here, I discussed the benefits of selecting a water source heat pump system for your building.  The next few articles will discuss how the heat pump works.

The heating and cooling provided by a water source heat pump, and for that matter all refrigerant based conditioning equipment, is made possible by the refrigeration cycle.  Mechanical...

Post date: July 14, 2020
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By: Matthew Crump, PE
According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) there are 65,000,000 people living in an area that has a 10% probability of experiencing “Strong Shaking” due to seismic activity.  [Peterson, 2019] This area is represented by the yellow through red areas on Figure 1. And, population trends over the past 20 years have shown that this number is growing quite quickly. Almost 20% growth in the exposed population in that time frame. The need for equipment and...