TITLE

Pitot-Tube Technology Helps Maintain Proper Airflow in Fitness Facility

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Dec2007, Vol. 79 Issue 12, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the application of a pilot-tube technology in the heat ventilation and air conditioning system at the Gordon Field House fitness center at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York to help maintain proper airflow. The technology was incorporated to the system because of an ineffective airflow sensors due to lint and static conditions at the fitness center. The pilot-tube technology allows for a maintenance-free system that accurately detects temperature.
ACCESSION #
27897147

 

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