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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