The Role Of Fan Efficiency in Reducing HVAC Energy Consumption

Brendel, Michael
April 2010
Consulting-Specifying Engineer;Apr2010, Vol. 47 Issue 4, Special section p5
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the efficiency of the new fan grading system found in the Air Movement and Control Association International Inc. (AMCA) 205 standard to reduce the overall energy consumption of fans in the U.S. The air distribution system design has been viewed essential to produce an energy-efficient fan. A good system design can be created by specifying the maximum allowable air power per unit flow rate.


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