Building Pressurization

Engineers Newsletter Live DVDs

Order Number: APP-CMC013-EN
Format: DVD
Price: $30.00
Publish Date: April 2002

This broadcast reviews the basic principles of commercial building pressure control.

Topics include:

  • why control building pressure, (impact of overly positive or overly negative building pressure
  • what impacts building pressure? (intermittent local exhaust fan operation, airside economizer, stack effect, wind)
  • natural relief
  • barometric relief (local in the space, or central at the unit)
  • central relief fan (control options)
  • central return fan (control options)
  • pressure sensor (indoor and outdoor) location and selection