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Improving ductwork: a time for tighter air distribution systems.

Carrie F R, Andersson J, Wouters P (eds.), 1999
air distribution | air tightness | ducts
Bibliographic info: AIVC, Guide TP, UK, Coventry, 1999, 126 pp.
Languages: English

A large number of modern European buildings are equipped with ducted air distribution systems. Because they represent a key parameter for achieving a good indoor climate, increased attention has been given to their performance during the past fifty years. One aspect that is particularly developed in this handbook concerns the airtightness of the ductwork, which has been identified as a major source of inadequate functioning and energy wastage of HVAC systems. The investigations were carried out within the framework of the DUCT project (1997-1998).


 


 


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