Hiding HVAC in plain sight

What do you do when there’s no room to retrofit an HVAC exhaust air system inside a building? Take it outside and hide it behind architectural accoutrement. That’s the solution implemented at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville.
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U of SC: Lessons in net-zero energy use

Creating a net-zero-energy, higher-education facility was at the heart of the design for the University of South Carolina’s new Darla Moore School of Business. The project was initiated after the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hand-selected the university to partner with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).
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Circulating good indoor air quality

What is invisible to the eye is often still prevalent to the other senses. Indoor aquatic facilities, despite being open and vast, often harbor poor indoor air quality (IAQ), which can result in occupational asthmatic-related issues, throat, nasal, and eye irritation, and other health-related symptoms.
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