- To the extreme. Heselbarth, Rob // Contractor Magazine;Sep96, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p25
Discusses the use of desiccants for dehumidification purposes in extreme industrial and commercial operations. Specifications for the use of desiccant dehumidifiers; Classification of desiccant dehumidifiers; Popularity of desiccant dehumidifiers; Customer satisfaction.
- Desiccants serve up comfort for Texas diners. // Engineered Systems;May2000, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p28
Focuses on the desiccant technology from DryKor Ltd. applied to control humidity inside a restaurant chain in Texas. Effectiveness of desiccant wheel technology in reducing humidity; Regeneration of the desiccant solution; Installation of the technology.
- Cold Comfort: Keeping Cool Without Wasting Fuel. Spera, Gabriel // American Gas;Jul99, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p24
Provides information on the use of desiccants in reducing the problem of humidity on air-conditioning systems. Effects of humidity on the function of an air conditioning system; Mechanism of action of desiccants; Potential markets for desiccant systems.
- Dry And On Time. Turpin, Joanna R. // Engineered Systems;Aug2007, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p30
The article focuses on the use of temporary desiccant systems at Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre in Abbotsford, British Columbia. The general contractor was interested in obtaining a drying system that would control interior conditions and accelerate the drying of building...
- Clearing the air with two-wheel desiccant dehumidification. Katipamula, Srinivas // Energy User News;Dec98, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p31
Focuses on the two-wheel desiccant dehumidification technology. Method of drying air before it enters a conditioned space; Use of desiccant technology in military and industrial applications; Design variations; Application screening; Design and equipment integration; Energy savings potential. ...
- Heat pipes can impact comfort and energy costs. Beckwith, William R. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;3/4/96, Vol. 197 Issue 10, p16
Discusses the use of heat pipes to reduce indoor humidity. Detrimental effects of high humidity on indoor environments; Use of reheat systems prior to the mid-1970s to control humidity; Operating cost factors involved with reheat; Heat pipe application.
- Applications show benefits of using heat pipes. Ingley, Herbert A. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;3/4/96, Vol. 197 Issue 10, p17
Discusses the benefits of using heat pipes to reduce indoor humidity. Office/multi-purpose building; School installation; Equipment cost savings; Energy implications.
- Review of Liquid Desiccant Technology for HVAC Applications. Lowenstein, Andrew // HVAC&R Research;Nov2008, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p818
A thermally driven air conditioner that uses liquid desiccants as the working fluid may be an attractive alternative to the compressor-based technology that is now used in most HVAC applications. The operation of a liquid-desiccant air conditioner is first explained and several basic concepts...
- Effectiveness of Desiccant Coated Regenerative Wheels from Transient Response Characteristics and Flow Channel Propertiesï¿½ Part II: Predicting and Comparing the Latent Effectiveness of Dehumidifier and Energy Wheels Using Transient Data and... Wei Shang; Besant, Robert W. // HVAC&R Research;Mar2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p346
In this paper, a new transient response theory is developed to predict the moisture or water transfer time constant and the fully developed flow moisture effectiveness of dehumidifier wheels and latent energy effectiveness of energy wheels. A new method to experimentally determine the latent...