Personal Ventilation

Dieckmann, John; Cooperman, Alissa; Brodrick, James
October 2010
ASHRAE Journal;Oct2010, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p70
Academic Journal
The article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using personal ventilation (PV) systems. Studies found out that PV systems can efficiently provide ventilation to building occupants. These systems also offer about 15% greater energy saving cost than the mixed ventilation system in cooler climates, and 51% in hot and humid climates. However, PV systems are rarely used because of its high operating cost.


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