Variable-Speed Underfloor Fan Terminals Provide Perimeter-Zone Heating, Cooling

February 2007
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Feb2007, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p48
The article provides information on the cost-effective and energy-efficient ventilation solution from Critchfield Mechanical Inc. that accommodates the changing heating and cooling demands of the perimeter zone in the underfloor-air-distribution system of the Capitol Area East End Complex of the California Department of General Services. Energy-efficient variable-speed Series 13 Underfloor Fan Terminals (UFT) from Greenheck is said to be the most cost-effective way to heat and cool the perimeter areas.


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