Evaluation of Indoor Noise Levels: Attributed to Mechanical MVHR Systems
- Think About Cabinet Cooling. // Process Cooling & Equipment;Nov/Dec2004, p24
Reports that cooling needs should be evaluated early in the design process of any system. Estimates of the location of components in the cabinet; Heat to be dissipated; Amount of space needed for the cooling device.
- Cold hands, warm hearth?: Climate, net takeback, and household comfort. Schwarz, Peter M.; Taylor, Thomas N. // Energy Journal;1995, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p41
Evaluates the thermostat net takeback which is defined as the difference between takeback and enhanced comfort in household ventilation and heating. Benefits of additional insulation in reducing drafts and radiation while increasing moisture retention; Determinants of thermostats.
- Zoning offers optimum comfort and flexibility. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;3/3/97, Vol. 200 Issue 9, p3
Discusses the benefits of zoning heating and ventilation equipment in the home. Suitability to lifestyles and needs of customers; Assessment of the layout of the house and the needs of the family; Temperature presets for each zone; Custom programs for different times of the day or year. INSET:...
- Heat pumps go high-rise. Gunther, Judith Anne // Popular Science;Sep96, Vol. 249 Issue 3, p31
Announces the improvement of an indoor heat pump called the Insider, which is made by the Consolidated Technology Corp. The improvement made by the Electric Power Research Institute of Palo Alto, California; Problems with conventional heat pumps; Changes made to the Insider to improve its...
- Don't turn it off, modulate the water temperature. Trethewey, Richard // Contractor Magazine;Feb94, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p26
Discusses the advantages of using temperature modulation as a means of controlling a home hydronic heating system. Changing water temperature; Continuous circulation; Component cycling.
- Neat ways to heat. Holohan, Dan // Old House Journal;Nov/Dec93, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p35
Features modern heating options can be used without altering the character of homes. Under-the-floor radiant heat; Planning for radiant heat; Baseboard heaters; thermostatic radiator valves; Conversion of steam into hot water. INSET: Suppliers (list)..
- How to add value to thermostat service calls. Koczor, Al // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;3/25/96, Vol. 197 Issue 13, p20
Presents suggestions to service providers on adding value to home thermostat service calls. Awareness of questions commonly asked by customers; Helping customers with programming thermostats; Explanation of technical terms to customers.
- Contractor radiant about floor-heating system. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;8/23/93, Vol. 189 Issue 17, p37
Reports on the heating system for Matt Sanders' two-story home. Installation of radiant tubing; Dual aquastats; Benefits of radiant floor heat; Contact information from Burnham Corp.
- Dealing With Summertime Humidity. Summers, Ken // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;5/26/2008, Vol. 234 Issue 4, p33
The article discusses the use of infiltration to control summer humidity inside houses in the U.S. When using cooling equipment such as air conditioners, making sure the building does not have duct leakages is a way of demonstrating how a building works as an interactive system. Furthermore,...