With the increased focus on reducing energy use in buildings, more projects are considering the use of air-to-air energy recovery. And energy codes are evolving to require energy recovery in more applications. This ENL will discuss the various technologies used for air-to-air energy recovery, the importance of properly controlling these devices in various systems types, and recent changes to building codes that will require them in more systems.
Specific Course Objectives:
• Design and control strategies to help maximize the energy-saving benefits of exhaust-air energy recovery
• Various energy-recovery technologies
• Advantages and drawbacks of various air-to-air energy recovery technologies
• How recent changes to energy codes impact the requirement for using exhaust-air energy recovery in buildings