Taking the Heat out of Desiccants

Moffitt, Ronnie
March 2007
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Mar2007, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p20
The article offers information on avoiding the use of new-energy regeneration in the commercial use of desiccants. According to the author, desiccants that are heat-activated are commonly used in dehumidification of air in commercial applications. High-temperature regeneration heat elimination is also suggested for an efficient system. The author concludes that all system types of dehumidification should be assessed by engineers for commercial buildings.


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