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Resolving duct leakage claims.

Choat E E, 1999
air leakage | ducts | hospital
Bibliographic info: USA, Ashrae Journal, March 1999, pp 49-53
Languages: English

This report is from a study of the performance of eight exhaust systems of a large medical center in Tennessee. The mechanical contractor of the project initiated this study when confronted with a claim of unacceptable deficiencies in all building exhaust systems. These systems were reportedly exhausting 32% to 43% less than design airflow as a consequence of excessive leakage in the duct system.


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