TITLE

Old School HVAC

AUTHOR(S)
OLSON, BOB
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
American School & University;Jun2014, Vol. 86 Issue 10, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how modernizing the cooling and heating of school buildings pose a number of challenges. It cites some heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) issues to consider when working on HVAC systems in existing school structures which include the building layout. It states the many cooling and heating challenges presented by a public high school in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois due to the building's control system, poor insulation, and humidity control.
ACCESSION #
96938701

 

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