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Practical guide to ventilation practices & systems for existing buildings.

Practical guide to ventilation practices & systems for existing buildings.

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Published by Penton Media in Cleveland, OH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ventilation--Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesVentilation guide.
    ContributionsHPAC Engineering.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17590904M

    Natural Ventilation supplemented by mechanical ventilation, where the mechanical ventilation is used in the very cold periods when there is a need for heat recovery. The choice of hybrid ventilation depends on the requirements of the specific project. Once your system is up and running, the true test of its functionality begins. In addition to standard energy conservation practices like dialing back conditioning and ventilation overnight, Yu recommends using your BAS for fault detection – finding mistakes and dysfunction that can waste energy and wear out your equipment prematurely.


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