Commissioning Buildings in Hot Humid Climates

Commissioning Buildings in Hot Humid Climates

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Prepared in cooperation with Disney Development Company, this book deals exclusively with aspects of the design, construction or operation of buildings for which even relatively minor errors can have devastating results when the building is located in a hot, humid climate. Disney's consistent adherence to the principles outlined in this manual has dramatically reduced problems in its new construction. The information presented combines the experience of CH2M Hill, the largest environmental engineering firm in the U.S., and Disney, one of the premier facility planning and management firms in the world. Key issues covered include indoor air quality problem factors; hot humid climate considerations; new building failure; and a model for future success. Specifically addressed are schematic design, design development, final design, construction, and post-construction startup and system commissioning. The concepts and approaches presented are those which have proven successful in designing and operating problem-free indoor building environments in hot and humid locations.If the air is not continuously and adequately dehumidified, the moisture added to the space might be greater than the AC unita#39;s ability to remove it. This moisture source normally results in moisture-related mildew problems on the interioranbsp;...

Title:Commissioning Buildings in Hot Humid Climates
Publisher:CRC Press - 2000-01-31


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