Portable Air Conditioners

Speer, Stan
April 2009
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Apr2009, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p24
The article provides information about portable air conditioners. It states that these mechanical devices can protect people, equipment and processes from excessive heat temperatures. It also notes that the design characteristics of conditioners can improve the use as well as effectiveness of cooling in high-ambient areas of the plant.


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