After a long day hiking Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park, all any of the guests at nearby Ruby’s Inn want is a nice hot shower. The problem for managers of the 700-room resort was everybody wanted to take that nice hot shower at the same time.
Electrification of buildings has become a policy imperative of numerous states concerned about climate change. They are implementing policies that aim to de-carbonize electricity production by greater reliance on renewable energy sources.
There are many equations for determining the flow in natural gas pipes and the pressure drops associated with those flows, or vice versa. Our intent is to determine the validity of each equation with respect to flow rates that might be encountered by a plumbing engineer.
The project increased the number of student beds at the residence hall from 693 on four floors to 756 on five floors, while preserving a significant amount of the structure's historic Georgian Revival-style exterior.