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Glossary of Terms | Indoor Air | Air | US EPA
VENTILATION AIR: Defined as the total air, which is a combination of the ...
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IAQ Design Tools for Schools | Indoor Air Quality | Air | US EPA
HVAC system are to maintain good indoor air quality and provide thermal comfort, two key requirements for high performance schools. HVAC systems are among the largest energy consumers ...
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ESB: Hydronic Cooling
Recent developments in hydronic cooling promise to remove this limitation. If that happens, forced-air comfort systems will have stiff competition. A valance convector located near the ceiling provides both ... They are well suited to high-efficiency heat pumps. These advantages support the idea that thermal comfort could be provided by a hydronic system, while indoor air quality and moisture control ...
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ESB: Research Supports Benefits of Radiant Ceiling Panels
Thermal Comfort Thermal comfort depends on more than air temperature. The temperature of surrounding surfaces ... Comfort Comparison Thermal comfort is very subjective. The two occupants of the test house showed considerably different responses. Despite a few complaints of discomfort, both occupants said the level of thermal comfort ...
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NREL: Advanced Vehicles and Fuels Research - Ancillary Loads Reduction
This model then returns predicted human skin temperatures to the manikin. Information is also sent to a psychological model that predicts human thermal comfort. Using a thermal manikin is more efficient than using human test subjects. It enables the repeatable quantification of thermal comfort. ...
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ConservationEconomy.net Pattern Browser
Carrier can maintain the desired comfort level through a combination of energy efficient building retrofits, new equipment ...
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The Efficient Windows Collaborative: Benefits
Proper installation along with weatherstripping designed to seal tightly (for operable windows) will also improve comfort by reducing cold air leakage. Source: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Lyons and Arasteh). Summer Thermal Comfort ...
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Integrated Planning for Building Refurbishment
Ecologic criteria e.g. indoor air climate, ecologic quality of building materials and construction, thermal comfort, reliability in use are getting more are more important aspects. And bearing in mind the ...
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Integrated Planning for Building Refurbishment
Ecologic criteria e.g. indoor air climate, ecologic quality of building materials and construction, thermal comfort, reliability in use are getting more are more important aspects. And bearing in mind the ...
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SOLAR IN THE SUNSHINE STATE... Overview
Again the thick walls provided year round thermal comfort. The Greeks also built structures to maximize the natural energy of the sun. Xenophon ... heat using the morning sun, retaining this energy for later comfort of the inhabitants. Additional site planning allowed for natural seasonal comfort, minimizing the need for combustible fuels difficult to obtain ...
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