Air-Filter Life-Cycle Cost

Seyffer, Charles J.
September 2010
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Sep2010, Vol. 82 Issue 9, p42
The article discusses the substantial impact of air filters on heating, ventilation, and airconditioning (HVAC)-system performance despite of its disposability, as well as its major impact on the cost of maintenance and energy use. It mentions fundamental factors to be considered in the selection of air filters including the efficiency of contaminant capture, contaminant loading, and its environmental impact. It cites the importance of a life-cycle-cost analysis of an air-filtration system.


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