Variable-Refrigerant-Flow Zoning System Earns Energy & Atmosphere LEED Credits

September 2011
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Sep2011, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p27
The article reports on the essence of variable-refrigerant-flow (VRF) zoning system for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification in the U.S. It discusses the existing-building renovation project at Mercy Corp. with Thomas Hacker Architects Inc. and Glumac Engineering Inc. using the rules of Energy Standards for Buildings. It mentions the benefits of using a VRF zoning system including flexible design, heat pump efficiency and adaptable fresh-air ventilation system.


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