TITLE

The Value of Wind Driven Rain Resistant Louvers

AUTHOR(S)
Livingston, James
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Apr2007 Supplement, Vol. 79, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how wind driven rain resistant louvers may lead to greater airflow, heating and ventilation capacity. The blades have to be designed according to spacing, number of blades and whether horizontal or vertical blades should be used. For design innovations several factors need to be considered such as rain penetration resistance and water penetration performance. Benefits of such louvers include lower cost installation and increased area velocity.
ACCESSION #
25122077

 

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