Benefits of Fan System Optimization

Wroblewski, Ronald G.
April 2007
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Apr2007 Supplement, Vol. 79, p21
The article discusses the benefits of optimizing the building fan system. The efficiency of both equipment and the fan system are factors to be considered when evaluating energy consumption. According to the article, optimization can eliminate breakdowns and duct cracking. Energy wasted can be seen through higher repair costs, equipment breakdowns and reduced productivity. Improvements can be made on fixed position damper, throttle control and paddle-wheel fans.


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