air-handling system

air-handling system

[′er ¦hand·liŋ ‚sis·təm]
(mechanical engineering)
An air-conditioning system in which an air-handling unit provides part of the treatment of the air.

air-handling system

An air-conditioning system in which an air-handling unit provides part of the treatment of the air.
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The company's recent contribution of a custom air-handling system and five years of engineering expertise will support the university's research including that conducted in Herrick's new Willis Carrier Laboratory, which will be used to advance the energy efficiency of HVAC and refrigeration equipment.
DUDLEY Leisure Centre's pool will close for seven weeks over winter so a new PS250,000 air-handling system can be installed.
It also sees alterations to a blast freezer, upgrades to existing plant and the installation of an innovative air-handling system.
Over the next fewmonths the organ will adjust itself to the humidity and the air-handling system in the room.
Zhang and Niu (2001) divided the psychrometric chart into several zones, gave a specific control method to every zone, analyzed the energy-saving performance of the air-handling system with a membrane-based EE in Hong Kong for a typical year, and compared the energy performances of an air system with a sensible energy recovery ventilator but without any energy recovery equipment.
The air-handling system includes a total energy recovery wheel for latent heat recovery and humidification system.
During the morning's demo at Detrick, engineers involved with the shelter strolled around the shelter prototype like auto show attendees, asking its developers, Duane Bias, Lee Bzorgi, and Terry Brown, about the hydraulic system, the air-handling system, and the equipment.
It destroys pathogens by heating contaminated air rapidly and could be employed either as a portable air-purification unit for first responders at the site of a biological attack or installed as a permanent part of a building's air-handling system to be activated as soon as biological toxins are detected.
In a critical care hospital environment, a doctor can access a real-time, single screen snapshot of the status of isolation rooms the patient's name, their diagnosis, when he or she was admitted to the room, who occupied that room previously and that person's diagnosis, the room temperature, humidity and status of the isolation air-handling system.
In the building's air-handling system, Lockheed also built in "ultraviolet scrubbers to try to remediate any release," said O'Neill.
It features a self-contained air-handling system and requires no clean room.
This can be a problem," he says, "if the stacks aren't designed and maintained in a way that prevents the contaminants from being sucked back into the building through its air-handling system.