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1.1.2 Seal air leaks located in all cavities

1.1.2 Seal air leaks located in all cavities present in the building Description Air leaks can be located in all cavities present in the building. It is not simple to find all points of air infiltration, which are not limited to doors or windows, so sometimes it can be necessary to carry [...]

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1.1.3 Close windows and doors when HVAC systems are operating

1.1.2 Close windows and doors when HVAC systems are operating Description Make sure windows or doors are not open unnecessarily, especially when heating, cooling or air conditioning systems are operating. To ventilate the room it is sufficient to have the window open for 10 minutes. In addition, keep it opened for longer involves [...]

2018-01-16T10:44:43+00:00

1.2.4 Adding or repairing HVAC distribution system insulation

1.2.4 Adding or repairing HVAC distribution system insulation Description A correct thermal insulation of HVAC distribution ducts and pipes (including corners) reduces energy losses in distribution and improves the performance of the systems since the equipment works with fluids at temperatures close to the design temperature. Benefits The [...]

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1.2.6 Use of free-cooling

1.2.6 Use of free-cooling Description Free cooling consists in using the outside air cooling capacity to renew and cool the inside air of a room, reducing the energy consumption of the cooling equipment. As consequence, the system only switches on extraction and air conditioning fans, avoiding starting up the compressor of the [...]

2018-01-16T10:56:50+00:00

1.2.19 Cleaning heat exchangers of chillers

1.2.19 Cleaning heat exchangers of chillerssent in the building   Description HVAC heat exchangers are critical to resident’s comfort in the building. Regularly scheduled heater exchanger cleanings will maintain clean waterside surfaces and ensure superb operation and efficiency. Benefits Reduce heat losses and air infiltration Decrease [...]

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1.2.21 Installation of motion sensors for HVAC systems

1.2.21 Installation of motion sensors for HVAC systems   Description As part of a HVAC energy management system, occupancy sensors enable facility managers to automatically control HVAC operation based on room occupancy. If the room is physically occupied, then the system will allow occupants to control the climate. Once a room is [...]

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1.2.22 Installation of humidity sensors

1.2.22 Installation of humidity sensors   Description A humidity sensor and fan control detects excess humidity in a room and automatically activates the ventilation fan to reduce excess condensation. The device features an easily adjustable setting for sensor sensitivity, humidity level and automatic time out which can be set to meet the [...]

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