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Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS) - Meeting air change criteria

Mumma S.A., 2003
air change | ventilation system | ventilation rate
Bibliographic info: IAQ applications - Summer 2003 - pp 18-19 - 1Tab.
Languages: English

The question is if the dedicated outdoor air systems can meet ASHRAE's air change design criteria. The standard 62 air change per hour design criteria does not inhibit the use of a separate constant volume ventilation air system (DOAS). This article shows the strong benefits of DOAS : this system with high induction diffuserscan exceed the performance of a conventional all-air VAV system under design conditions from a diffuser performance, space air mixing, and ADPI perspective.

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