TITLE

Variable-Refrigerant-Flow Heat Pumps, Energy-Recovery Ventilators Cut Carbon

PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Oct2010, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the installation of a central energy-recovery ventilator (ERV) and a variable-refrigerant-flow system in Folsom/Pullen Hall at the University of Maine in Presque Isle (UMPI). Mechanical Systems Engineers of Yarmouth, Maine installed a SEMCO FV-5000 ERV to help save fuel and energy consumption in the building. Kurt Magnusson of Mechanical Systems Engineers says the building's carbon footprint has been reduced by 63 percent.
ACCESSION #
54784802

 

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