Night flushing

Night flushing

The process of removing hot air from a building during the cool evening hours, to cool elements with thermal mass within the building and flush stale air.
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BUTUAN CITY - The Butuan City Water District (BCWD) announced on Saturday that an eight-hour night flushing activity will take place in some parts in this region's premier and capital city on Sunday and Monday.
In an advisory released by the Butuan City Public Information Office (PIO), BCWD said the night flushing activity will be undertaken from 8 p.
1[degrees]C), other than during night flushing (Figure 1).
During the temperature and energy modeling, it was noticed that the night flushing fans operated for only 4 to 5 hours to fully charge the thermal mass in the building.
This strategy is called night ventilation or night flushing.
During summer months, the building employs night flushing systems--automated skylights and windows--to release the hot air of day and draw in cool air overnight.
Improving and extending the comfort range by night flushing the building to store "coolth" in the wall and floor slabs, and depressing the mean radiant temperature has been initially an untested experiment.
During summer months, the building will employ night flushing systems--automated skylights and windows--to release the hot air of day and draw in cool air overnight.