TITLE

Energy-Saving Strategies for Rooftop VAV Systems

AUTHOR(S)
Murphy, John
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;May2008, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)-system control strategies that can be used to save energy in rooftop variable-air-volume (VAV) systems. The concept of rooftop VAV systems are used to provide comfort in a wide range of building types and climates. The optimal start strategy utilizes a building-automation system to determine the length of required time in order to bring each zone from its current temperature to the occupied set-point temperature.
ACCESSION #
31934606

 

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