H.V.A.C. Design Ethics Case

TitleH.V.A.C. Design Ethics Case
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1995
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
KeywordsCIVIL engineering , Engineer/Client Relationships , professional responsibility
AbstractAs a new engineer of a well-known solar/HVAC energy consulting company in California, you are in charge of helping your clients design their houses so they satisfy California Energy Standards. The case asks you to do the analysis on a number of homes, including one where there is a disagreement between you and the contractor building the home if your calculations are correct, and if he can change the design of the house without informing the client.
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