Verifying Ventilation Performance

Bearg, David W.
May 2006
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;May2006, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p19
Explains the importance of the operation of a ventilation system to a building's energy management. Necessity of the conditioning of outdoor air for ventilation; Intent of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for New Construction Indoor Environmental Quality Credit 2, Increased Ventilation; Results of a tracer test conducted on the enthalpy heat wheels used at an elementary school.


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