Energy and comfort effects of reducing the minimum diffuser flow rate in existing VAV (Variable Air Volume) systems
The purpose of this project is to quantify HVAC energy savings for buildings that are operated under reduced minimum diffuser flow rates, and to evaluate whether occupants' thermal comfort satisfaction responses are affected.
Author(s): Edward Arens, Hui Zhang, Tyler Holt, Yongchao Zhai, John Goins, Fred Bauman, Tom Webster, Brandyn West, Chungyoon Chun, Gwelen Paliaga, Jeff Stein, Reinhard Seidl
CIEE Program: Additional Documents
Document Type: Reports
Filename: energyandcomforteffects.pdf
Publisher: California Institute for Energy and Environment
Year Published: 2010