TITLE

Building Ventilation the Principle of Diversity

AUTHOR(S)
Burton, Jack L.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Dec2010, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the benefits of applying diversity principles, to the mechanical systems of a building. It states that the main elements of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system affected diversity are internal space load and air load. It notes significant cost and energy savings can be recognized, if the principles of diversity are applied to total building-ventilation requirements.
ACCESSION #
57268638

 

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