Thermal bypass

Thermal bypass

An opening between a conditioned and unconditioned space that heated or cooled air can move through, therefore violating the airtightness of the building envelope.
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Eaton manufactured highly reliable engine-driven pumps for the first flying prototype of MC-21 and supplied additional system sub-components including filters, thermal bypass valves, firewall shut-off valves, priority valves, check valves, high-pressure filter modules, return case drain filter modules, heat exchangers, and pressure switches.
A new thermal bypass valve has been added to improve hydraulic system warm-up.
2 billion global leader in supplying axles, driveshaft, and heat-exchange and thermal bypass technologies.
Each 540 s/f apartment will be handicap-adaptable and will feature Energy Star fixtures and appliances, as well as thermal bypass details to assist in the efficient utilization of utilities.
In the model, the company foam-sealed all key leakage points: plate lines, mud sills, electrical and plumbing penetrations, areas around the baseboard and band joists, and thermal bypass areas such as bathroom soffits and flue chasms - "anything that penetrates the attic line," Ariagno says.
Thermal bypass meters can be "universally applied to other flames," said Joseph C.
These criteria include effective insulation, high-performance windows, tight construction and ducts, efficient heating and cooling equipment, energy-efficient products such as appliances, and compliance with a thermal bypass checklist.
New ultra-low viscosity transmission fluid also reduces friction, while an internal thermal bypass allows the transmission to warm up faster attributes that enhance fuel efficiency