Makeup air


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makeup air

[′māk‚əp ‚er]
(engineering)
The volume of air required to replace air exhausted from a given space.

Makeup air

Outside air supplied to replace household air that was used in a combustion appliance or exhausted through a ventilation system.

makeup air

Outdoor air which is supplied to an HVAC system to replace exhaust air and any air lost by exfiltration.
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Exhausts on each floor are summed, and large floor-based supply valves introduce the balance of the floor's makeup air (minus ducted chilled beam air) into a pressurized plenum above the corridor ceiling.
In the event of a fire in the arena bowl, a portion of the makeup air will be provided from the supply systems via the upper and lower concourses.
The control strategies must be linked to the makeup air units to realize the full energy savings.
This article takes a general look at all the factors affecting the performance of CKV systems including design air volumes, cross drafts and location and types of makeup air diffusers.
The needed makeup air finds the microwave venting to be one of the easier ways to equalize the pressure in the house.
You need to understand the exhaust systems, the makeup air system, and its relative pressure requirements before making changes," advises O'Donnell.
The savings for the supermarket comes from not having to reheat cold air entering the makeup air system.
It is important to remember that along with any exhaust system, one must also have a makeup air system.
Babcock Wanson Thermal fluid systems are well proven as effective heating systems in a wide range of metal treatment and plating Applications range from pre-treatment, continuous and batch processes, barrel plating, anodising, oven heating and general plant service such as makeup air heating and general heating needs
In addition, the equipment's layout allows for waste heat recovery, providing the potential for Acme to capture and reuse the heat somewhere in its facility, such as makeup air heating or core drying.