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Duct thermal performance models for large commercial buildings

Duct thermal performance models for large commercial buildings

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Published by Energy Analysis Dept., Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Indoor Environment Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air ducts

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCraig Wray.
    ContributionsLawrence Berkeley Laboratory. Energy Analysis Dept.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination107 p. ;
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17618743M
    OCLC/WorldCa54757392

    Both constitute significant energy reduction opportunities for these buildings. The overall project goal is to bridge the gaps in current duct performance modeling capabilities, and to expand our understanding of air-handling system performance in California large commercial buildings. Both constitute significant energy reduction opportunities for these buildings. The overall project goal is to bridge the gaps in current duct performance modeling capabilities, and to expand our understanding of air-handling system performance in California large commercial thehit45sradiogroup.com by: 5.

    This paper discusses field measurements of duct system performance in fifteen systems located in eight northern California buildings. Light commercial buildings, one- and two-story with package roof-top HVAC units, make up approximately 50% of the non-residential building stock in the U.S. Rapidly compares energy cost performance of HVAC system and equipment designs in commercial buildings. Supports applications in the schematic design phase of projects where multiple designs are being evaluated to identify one or a small group of alternatives with the most promising energy performance.

    Commercial building, facilities management resource dedicated to construction, modernization, & operation of public and private buildings. Chapter 4 | The Building Architectural Design Designing Using Computer Simulations The thermal performance of any building entails com­ plex interactions between the exterior envir onment and the inter nal loads that must be mediated by the build­ ing envelope and mechanical systems. The dif ficulty is that these various exter nal and inter.


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The main approach is to obtain field data on the performance of thermal distribution systems in large commercial buildings, including characterizations of the spaces in which those ducts are located.

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