Pre-Construction Air Balancing

Fruchtman, David J.
February 2007
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Feb2007, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p46
The article provides information on the phased approach used by Fruchtman & Associates Inc. in reroofing a series of existing low-rise school buildings to protect school administration, roofing contractor and the design team from inevitable disputes. The task of the firm includes the identification of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)-equipment locations, tonnages and dimensions and other mechanical equipment on the roof. The services of an air balance contractor were retained by the roofing contractor.


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