Wrap-around Heat Pipes

Designing a building’s HVAC system requires designers to meet or exceed minimum outdoor air requirements, maximize energy savings, and meet all state and local codes. Most states and local codes have adopted ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. This post reviews the ASHRAE Standard 90.1 requirements for air energy recovery for ventilation systems and reviews one product that is listed in Section 6.5.6 as an exception to the required energy recovery system—the wrap-around heat pipe.

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Wrap-around Heat Pipes

Today’s post was written by one of Flow Tech’s Sales Engineers, Michael O. Davis, P.E. In this white paper you’ll learn about controlling wrap-around heat pipes for systems with strict space humidity requirements. It provides a brief background on heat pipes, presents the current challenges when dealing with humidity in HVAC applications and focuses on how to best combat any issues. Six scenarios are discussed and illustrated through psychrometic charts…

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