Energy-Saving Strategies for Rooftop VAV Systems

APP-CMC-028-EN

Rooftop variable-air-volume (VAV) systems are used to provide comfort in a wide range of building types and climates. This ENL discusses HVAC system design and operating strategies that can save energy in these systems.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the basic concepts of a rooftop VAV system, including the basic components, its advantages and disadvantages, and minimum code requirements.
  • Summarize cost-effective strategies to reduce the energy used by rooftop VAV systems.
  • Explain how to analyze the economic benefit of various energy-savings strategies.
  • Summarize system-level control strategies that improve the performance and flexibility of rooftop VAV systems.
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This ENL discusses HVAC system design and operating strategies that can save energy in these systems.

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Listed courses are approved by United States Green Building Council (USGBC) for LEED credentialing maintenance and American Institute of Architects (AIA) for health, safety and welfare (HSW).

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