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A heat and mass transfer analysis of cross-flow air-to-air total heat exchangers made of moisture-permeable paper

Lee Y C, Jeng M S, Huang C Y, Perng J C, Chou Y W, Tsau F, Chiang H C, 2002
ventilation system | energy efficiency | heat exchanger | heat recovery
Bibliographic info: Proceedings of Indoor Air 2002 (9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate) - June 30 - July 5, 2002 - Monterey, California - vol 2, pp 319-324, 6 figs, 1 ref
Languages: English

This paper presents an analysis of air-to-air total heat exchangers (heat and mass transfer) built up using moisture permeable paper (but impermeable to air molecules). Performance of 6 such total heat exchangers made of different types of paper were tested, in order to know their air leakage ratio and their energy saving ratio. An analysis is presented about the effect of leakage on energy recovery efficiency.


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