TITLE

Design and Maintenance of Humidification Systems

AUTHOR(S)
Conlan, Wade H.
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Sep2006, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers simple techniques for keeping humidification systems in hospitals and laboratories operational. Such system requires the integration of building water, air and power systems. The aspects of humidification systems that typically prove troublesome are system type, capacity, water quality, controls, location and maintenance.
ACCESSION #
22350807

 

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