Louver Design Considerations

Livingston, James
February 2006
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Feb2006, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p52
Offers ideas on selecting a louver model design for a building. Importance of size and shape in selecting a louver; Benefit of using wind-driven-rain louvers; Way in which designers can simplify louvers; Factors that need to be considered when selecting louver.


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