HVAC Duct Design

Chesler, Renee
August 2007
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Aug2007, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p30
The article offers guidance on the design and specification of an ideal heating ventilation air conditioning (HVAC) duct system. According to the author, many classroom buildings on college campuses in the U.S. were designed without considering indoor-air quality (IAQ). The author mentioned that efficient HVAC systems provide more healthy environment for learning.


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