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Ventilation and air leakage

Ask A.C.,, 2003
air leakage | design | school
Bibliographic info: ASHRAE Journal, November 2003, pp 28-34, 1 Fig., 3 Ref.
Languages: English

Buildings leak water and air : it is normal and impossible to avoid. So the architect and HVAC engineer's goal should be to recognize the concept of building air leakage and account for it in :- quantifying leakage- reducing it if excessive- controlling leakage by managing air pressures with the HVAC system.The aim of this article is to discuss the methods for measuring and expressing leakage and to report the results of a cas study, San Carlos Park elementary school in Fort Myers, Florida.


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