Chilled Beams

January 2010
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jan2010, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p46
The article offers information on the advent of new chilled beam technology in the heating and ventilation industry in the U.S. It states that designers and facility owners in the U.S. are gradually becoming aware of the benefits of this energy-efficient technology which is popular in Europe. It is further stated that this technology provides improved indoor-air quality, low operating costs, thermal comfort and flexibility in unit design. Working of chilled beam technology is also discussed.


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