It's Not the Heat; It's the Humidity

Olson, Kermit
December 2005
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Dec2005, Vol. 77 Issue 12, p17
The article details the solution implemented by design engineers to a reported humidity problem in an operating room. The heating, ventilation and air condition systems used in the room was laminar-flow type using high-efficiency particulate air filters and supplying 25-percent outdoor air. Vital signs of the operating-room systems were gathered by the design engineers. The engineers found that the temperature-control device was responding in reverse.


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