Using Performance-Based Design for DOAS

Published by Consulting-Specifying Engineer
by Randy Schrecengost, P.E., CEM

Designing and specifying HVAC systems for high-performance buildings includes not only a knowledge of codes and standards, but also the ability to communicate the design intent clearly through the preparation of plans and specifications. Dedicated outside air systems (DOAS) may be important components of the overall design. Understanding design considerations for DOAS and communicating a level of information necessary to construct an HVAC project with DOAS is important for engineers today.

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