The HVAC Factor: Energy Recovery Ventilation - Today's Facility Manager | The Source for Facility Solutions | MEP Tech |

By Stephen J. Pargeter
Originally published in the August 2012 issue of Today’s Facility Manager


"Studies have proven that outdoor air ventilation creates a healthful work environment. However, as these intake rates increase, so does the size, cost, and operating expense of the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.  ..."


"During the ventilation process, large amounts of energy are wasted as HVAC systems replace indoor air with fresh outdoor air multiple times per day. ..."


"To address this challenge, one option for fms is a site recovered energy technology such as energy recovery ventilation (ERV). Site recovered energy is any energy recovered on-site and reused to reduce the demand for more energy...."


Via Duane Tilden