Installing Makeup-Air Units

Tinsley, Robert W.
December 2004
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Dec2004, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p43
Cites important factors and items to consider during the makeup-air unit installation process. Location; Diffuser sites; Gas-fired units; Disconnect switch location.


Related Articles

  • What to consider when monitoring for AIR DUCT HAZARDS. Rollick, Kelly // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Oct2006, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p67 

    The article focuses on the factors to be considered when monitoring for air duct hazards. According to sources, these factors include the sampling conditions, gas characteristics and flow dimensions, in order to obtain a meaningful gas measurement. Meanwhile, sensor placement is also a critical...

  • Ductwork Problems Cause Issues With Airflow. Turpin, Joanna R. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;7/25/2005, Vol. 225 Issue 13, p1 

    Discusses airflow problems relating to flex ducts. Improper installation of flex ducts resulting in too little airflow; Key to the optimum performance of flex ducts; Resources available that show contractors how to properly install flex duct.

  • Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation inactivation of airborne fungal spores and bacteria in upper-room air and HVAC in-duct configurations. Kujundzic, Elmira; Hernandez, Mark; Miller, Shelly L. // Journal of Environmental Engineering & Science;Jan2007, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p1 

    The efficacy of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) for inactivating airborne fungal spores and bacterial vegetative cells was evaluated under three configurations — intrinsic, upper-room air, and in-duct. Correspondingly, experiments were performed in (1) a pilot-scale chamber (0.8...

  • SYSTEM EFFECT: You Have To Believe It To See It. Sutton G. Page // TAB Journal;2008, p2 

    The article offers information on the system effect in a fan ventilation system. It highlights the velocity loses in a duct system. It also notes the critical proper fan selections and installation to avoid turbulence. Motor changes that increase fan speed are also described by the author. It is...

  • What Is A Loop Duct? Clark, John // Engineered Systems;Jul2006, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p63 

    The article discusses the concept of loop air supply ducts, the ducts which minimizes the size of the ductwork, utilizes less size reduction fittings, simplifies the duct runs, and enables system expansion and area duct layout changes occurring in remodeling. It also allows the reuse of constant...

  • Ventilation.  // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;2/12/2010, Vol. 200 Issue 4614, p66 

    The article presents information on the ventilation facilities to be considered while planning commercial kitchens in the food service industry. Ventilation helps in getting rid of fumes, smokes and makes the creates productive working environment. The exhaust canopy installed above the cooking...

  • What Do You Do With Crawlspace Air? BAILES, ALLISON // Journal of Light Construction;Nov2013, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p65 

    The article offers tips for air sealing crawl spaces of a house. It suggests venting the crawl space to the outdoors, supplying air from the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HAVC) system into the crawl space and using an exhaust fan to move air from the crawl space to outside. It also...

  • Air-Handling Details in a Nutshell. Linamen, David // Consulting-Specifying Engineer;Jul2004, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p55 

    Details the David L. Lawrence Convention Center's key air-handling and heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems . Considerations for system applicability; Load characteristics to consider; Development of ducted air distribution for the exhibit halls that would complement the structure.

  • California Building Codes Raise New Challenges. Walker, Iain // Home Energy;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p10 

    The article reports that low duct leakage is now a requirement for new construction in California, Florida, and Washington. Building America. Because good duct construction is fairly straightforward during the installation process, the specifications have been relatively well accepted. As part...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics